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These packets are produced in association with Kew Gardens
Aromatic foliage and a colourful mix of flower colours
Useful culinary and medicinal herb
Loved by bees and butterflies
Height Up to 60cm (24in)
Spread Up to 100cm (39in)
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Thompson & Morgan is delighted to work alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to offer special seed collections to home gardeners. This Kew Pollinators Collection has been specially selected by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Whether you are creating a herb garden, planting a wildlife area or bulking up herbaceous borders – there should always be space for some Hyssop! This aromatic shrubby herb has a multitude of culinary and medicinal uses, adding a tang to meat dishes or salads, and flavouring teas. It is loved by pollinating insects too, and also makes an attractive low hedge, with foliage that remains semi-evergreen in mild areas.
Hyssopus officinalis 'Tricolour Mixed' is a pretty blend producing purple, pink and white flowers from midsummer to autumn, which rise upwards upon short flower spikes. With so much to offer, this versatile herb is well worth finding a sunny spot for. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 100cm (39").
Culinary note: Try hyssop as a refreshing tea or add it to soups and salads too. For more details about edible flowers click here.
1 packet (150 hyssopus seeds) (KB7566)
Sow hyssop seeds indoors or under glass from April to May. Sow seed in pots or trays on the surface of barely moist seed compost. Do not cover the seed or exclude light as this will aid germination. Place the seed tray in a propagator at a temperature of 15-20C (59-68F) or seal inside a clear polythene bag until germination which takes 14 - 21 days.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 7.5cm (3") pots and grow on in cooler conditions. When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise Hyssop plants to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting outdoors. Plant Hyssop at a distance of 60cm (24") apart on any well drained or chalky soil in full sun. Hyssop thrives in drier soils.
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