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Hyssop/Issopo (Hyssopus Officinalis L.)

Herb Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family.Hyssop is a brightly colored shrub or subshrub. Its stem is woody at the base, from which grow a number of straight branches. Its leaves are lance shaped and dark green in colour.The plant produces bunches of pink, blue, or, more rarely white fragrant flowers.  A perennial plant that would also make a great addition to the flower border or containers it is very attractive to a host of wildlife  Hyssop/Issopo (Hyssopus Officinalis L.) is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the lamiaceae family. It is a brightly colored shrub, with a stem that is woody at the base, and from which grow a number of straight branches with leaves and bunches of pink, blue or more rarely, white fragrant flowers. The leaves and shoots are used as an aromatic condiment while the air-dried flowers are used to make herbal teas. Traditionally used in moderation as a digestive.  Fresh hyssop leaves and shoots are used as an aromatic condiment while the air-dried flowers are used to make herbal teas.  Use in moderation. Should not be taken by those of a nervous disposition.  As a medicinal herb, hyssop has digestive, soothing, expectorant, and cough suppressant properties.

Water regularly, being careful not to overwater. Allow soil to go completely dry between watering, then soak thoroughly. Tolerates dry conditions well.  Hyssop is highly impervious to virtually all pests and diseases.  Hyssop is a good companion plant for cabbage by attracting honeybees and butterflies while repeling or distracting cabbage moth larvae and cabbage butterflies. It is also said to stimulate the growth of grapes.  Hyssop is known to attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

 

 

Weight (grams): 
3
$5.50