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Hyssopus officinalis (Hyssop)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 32536



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Hyssopus
Species: Hyssopus officinalis
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Herb
  • Medicinal
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • October
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Dark
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Hedging/Screening
  • Butterfly Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
Soil pH edit
  • 6.0 - 6.4 (Slightly acidic)
  • 6.5 - 6.9 (Very slightly acidic)
  • 7.0 (Neutral)
Bloom Colour edit
  • Blue
  • Violet
Wildlife Value edit
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Division
  • Stem Cutting
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Contributors For This Plant
Netty (13558)
toni (36069)
  aseedisapromise (874)


Gardens Containing This Plant
tmholding's Garden
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  aseedisapromise (874) wrote on Mar 11 2015
Why do I keep this plant? Rasty look, reseeds everywhere...I guess you can't go excluding people if they're just pushy..

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