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True Hyssop Seeds

True Hyssop Seeds

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~0.15 g (~120 seeds)
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Wonderful for late summer bloom, true hyssop is an easy-care, first-year flowering perennial (USDA zones 3–11) that brings bees, beneficial insects, and butterflies to the garden. This ancient herb has been used by many cultures for its medicinal and culinary value as well as its beauty. Sow for a short hedge along paths or mix with other perennials. Ideal in rock and herb gardens and is a nice cut flower.

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Variety Info

Family: Lamiaceae

Native: Africa, Asia, Europe

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3–11

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer

Plant Dimensions: 12"–24" tall

Variety Info: 2"–6" long spikes with many tubular, purple-blue flowers

Attributes: Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date. May also be sown in late fall for spring germination.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 14–31 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 12"