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Plants for mediterranean gardens => Perennials => Topic started by: BarbaraW on April 25, 2013, 03:34:47 PM

Title: Hyssopus officinalis
Post by: BarbaraW on April 25, 2013, 03:34:47 PM
I was just given a few hyssopus seedling from a friend.  Does anyone have any information or experience with it in their garden?
Title: Re: Hyssopus officinalis
Post by: Yvonne on April 26, 2013, 03:21:42 PM
It is a herb from which you can use both leaves and flowers. I found it to be fairly drought resistant and completely cold resistant. It can be trimmed back in spring but I have sometimes lost plants if trimmed too much. The pure blue is very nice but recently I found I can only get 'mixed' colours which can be a bit washed out with pale pink, white. Worth trying to grow it from seed to be sure of the colour. Should be grown more often IMHO.
Happy Hyssop, Yvonne