GIANT Hyssop Mixed - 100+ Seeds
GIANT ‘Hyssop Mixed’ is an upright plant with dense purple blue and white spikes on mid green leaves with a strong aromatic foliage. Therefore it is suitable for border and cutflowers. This plant grows to a height of 60cm.
Common name is Mexican giant Hyssop. It is a perennial and grows to reach 50 – 60cm high. It has purple spiked flowers. It is necessary for the seed to pass a cold and humid season which break dormancy in order to produce germination. Requires direct sunlight or partial shade. It can produce flowers when it reaches 1 month old. Sunny days and cooler nights will produce a more intense aroma in the leaves. Its young leaves are used in flavouring foods.
Anise hyssop was used medicinally by Native Americans for cough, fevers, wounds, diarrhea. The soft, anise-scented leaves are used as a seasoning, as a tea, in potpourri, and can be crumbled in salad. The purple flower spike is favored by bees who make a light fragrant honey from the nectar.
Propagation notes will be supplied with seed packet.
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