Hyssopus aristatus – Buy alpines online


Bright blue flowers on woody upright stems in the summer.

Fairly easy plant for the inexperienced gardener.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Hyssopus officinalis subsp. aristatus description

Deep blue flower spikes in the summer over aromatic foliage.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the middle of a border, rockery or by a patio and is undemanding if given well drained soil.

Common name: Rock Hyssop.

Hyssopus aristatus flowering in August
Hyssopus aristatus in August

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a small space in the middle of a flower bed.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:


Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim hard in spring to create new, fresh growth.

Size of plant:

Height 40 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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