Pink Hyssop – Buy herbs online

£2.50

Pink upright flowers in the summer and autumn.

An easy plant to grow for beginner gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Pink Hyssop description:

Same as the Blue Hyssop except that it has pink flowers.
An attractive plant with flower spikes from summer to autumn over dark green leaves.

Hyssop was used in the Temple worship in the Bible, but it probably relates to Ezov [1].

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

This is suitable for the herb garden, border or patio.How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for a herb garden, border or patio and although it originates from Southern Europe and the Middle East it has got a tough constitution and survives hard winters here in East Anglia, UK but it does require well drained soil.

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Botanical name: Hyssopus officinalis roseus  or Hyssopus decumbens roseus.

Pink Hyssop flowering in August
Pink Hyssop in August

Blue Hyssop culinary uses:

Use in soups, salads, lamb, stewed fruit and tarts.

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a groundcover plant?

Yes, it makes quite a large plant.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture, or dryish stony soil.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

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 down after flowering.
Leaves can get speckled from Leafhopper damage.

Size of plant:

Height 50 cm.
Spread 100 cm.

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

Allow 1 plant per square metre.

Purchase herbs online from Boundary Nursery.

Reference: [1] Ezov

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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