Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) Seeds

Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) Seeds


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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.


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Description :

Hyssopus officinalis, is an aromatic, semi-evergreen perennial that grows in a bushy clump to 18-24” tall. It features narrow, stalkless, toothed, aromatic, shiny dark green leaves. Fragrant, two-lipped, tubular, purple-blue flowers with protruding stamens bloom in whorls on long dense terminal spikes. Plants are attractive to bees and butterflies.

Type: Perennial
Family:  Lamiaceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  3-9
Mature Height: 18-24 inches 
Mature Width: 15-18 inches 

Sowing: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost; can direct sow in Fall.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 14-28 @ 55-65F
Special Maintenance: n/a 

Sunlight: Full sun
Soil Type: Light
Water: Average
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description: Narrow, stalkless, toothed, aromatic, shiny dark green leaves
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Purple-blue flowers

Harvest: Leaf
Harvest Time: Summer, June-August

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant

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