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The bright purple flowers and textured foliage of Lavender Hyssop are popular in sunny pollinator gardens, and herb gardens as well. Lavender flower spikes up to 6" long persist for 2 months. The crushed leaves have a fragrance of mint and licorice and can be used to make herbal teas, or dried for use in pot pourri. The seeds can be used as an alternative to poppy seeds in baking.

Also known as Giant Blue Hyssop or Anise Hyssop, this upright, clump-forming perennial of the mint family is typically found in dry upland forest edges and fields. While it is not drought tolerant, it does fares better in dry conditions than many other members of the mint family. Plants will self-seed readily, with success in well-drained soils.

Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds all seek nectar from the long-blooming flower spikes, which offer a rich source of nectar all summer long.


Single plants will come in plastic pots (Approx. 2” x 2”) Plants will vary in size between 2 and 10 inches. 

Lavender Hyssop

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