Rock Hyssop – Hyssopus aristatus
An attractive edible and medicinal perennial herb for the garden.
Hyssop is a bee and butterfly attracting bushy herb with spikes of pretty blue flowers in the summer.
It has narrow, dark green, aromatic leaves and makes a good pot plant or edge/low hedging plant.
A semi evergreen perennial that grows up up to 1ft and happiest in sunny, well drained soil. It is a drought tolerant plant.
- Traditional medicinal uses including using flowers as teas to ease coughs and respiratary issues
- Leaves said to be healing for bruises and abrasions, and aid digestion.
- Known as ‘Holy Herb’ traditional cleansing herb
- Leaves can be used to flavour dishes and salads with a minty sage taste.
- Drought tolerant
- Wildlife attratcting