Botanical Name: Hyssopus officinalis
Native: Africa, Asia, Europe
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3–11
Plant Dimensions: 12″–24″ tall
Variety Information: 2″–6″ long spikes with many tubular, purple-blue flowers
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer
Attributes: Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant
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″