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Hyssopus officinalis

Hyssopus officinalis

Common name hyssop
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers lavender-pink (summer)
Size 24"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature; do not exclude light
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripenslate October

Fragrant plant. Our seed was labeled 'Tricolor', but it looks like we got the plain blue species. Which is fine.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from trade, originally T&M '04. Baggy 70F with light (84%G, 3-8d)

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