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Hyssop Plant

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Hyssopus officinalis

So many uses, for cooking, medicinal and even grown as a hedge!

  • Easy to grow and maintain.
  • Bees and butterflies love it.

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

Available from approximately May 2014

1 or more £2.25 GBP
each. Group & quantity discounts
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A member of the mint family.

Use leaves sparingly in salads. The intense blue flowers are an ideal garnish too. A shrubby plant relished by bees on account of the amount of pollen produced.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Hardy perennial.
  • Semi-evergreen.
  • Prefers light, free-draining, alkaline soil.  Will grow in most soils.
  • Prefers full sun or part shade.
  • Can reach 2 feet (60 cm) tall and wide.
  • Blue flowers August to October.
  • Benefits from being cut back hard in Spring or Summer as can become woody.
  • Flowers June to October.
  • Planting Instructions For Hedging.
  • Plant 12" (30 cm) apart.
  • 8 - 12" (20 - 30 cm) growth per year.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Good with meat, beans soup and salad.
  • Used for flavouring liquers.
  • Flowers are edible.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Anti-inflammatory and therefore relieve rheumatic pains.
  • Used in the bath it will help lighten a negative mental state and anxiety.
  • Gargled can help sore throats.
  • Can help weak stomachs, help digestion (especially with fatty meats and fish) and colic.
  • Can loosen catarrh, soothe lungs and chest so help coughs and colds.
  • Drunk as a tonic is said to calm your nervous system.
  • Other Uses.
  • Can be used as an insect repellant.
  • Will attract cabbage with butterflies.
  • Will attract bees and butterflies.
  • Makes a nice hedge.
  • Can be used in pot pourri.
  • Planted near vines can increase yield.

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using. Not recommended for use for longer than two weeks or if you are pregnant, breast feeding or have heart condition or thyroid problem.