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Hyssop Blue

Hyssopus officinalis

Hyssop is great for attracting bees to the garden.
Medicinally used as a tea for sore throats. It is an expectorant. Is used externally for cuts and bruises.
Culinary uses are limited with small amounts of leaves used with fish or meats.

  • Hardy semi evergreen perennial
  • Height 55cm
  • Mediterranean plant with linear leaves and dark blue flower spikes in late Summer. Good for hedging in knot gardens
  • Sunny position
  • Moist to dry soil
  • Trim hedges back hard in Spring