Hyssop (Bee plant) HHY-8180
Bees love the deep blue flowers.
Leaves used in cooking, teas, and cough syrup.
Used as tea for the common cold, hyssop is antiviral and expectorant.Handsome compact dark green plant with deep blue flowers used for edging, low hedges, flowerpots.
Prefers sun and good drainage but is extremely adaptable, cold-hardy, and tolerant of poor conditions.
One of the few perennial herbs that sprouts quickly and easily. Drought-resistant landscaping and permaculture plant.
BOTANICAL NAME: Hyssopus officinalis
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats or pots and transplant 12" apart into well-drained soil and full to partial sun. Very adaptable-can cope with most any climate in North America if the roots have good drainage. In high-rainfall areas, planting on a rocky slope or in a wall works well. In drought, a mulch of stones can help condense and retain water. Harvest tops when flowering is just beginning. Grows 2' tall. For edging or small hedges, clip twice a year to keep compact.GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION:
Perennial/Zones 3-9/Height 2'/Spacing 12"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly