Growing herbs / flowers: Hyssop plant – potting in plant pots (Hyssopus, officinalis).

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Growing herbs / flowers: Hyssop plant - potting  in plant pots (Hyssopus, officinalis).

By Amy Grant Hyssop, native to southern Europe, was used as early as the seventh century as a purifying herbal tea and to cure a slew of ailments from head lice to shortness of breath. The lovely purplish-blue, pink or white blossoms are attractive in formal gardens, knot gardens or along walkways trimmed to form a low hedge. How about growing hyssop plants in containers? Can you grow hyssop in pots? Read on to find out how to grow a hyssop plant in a pot. Can You Grow Hyssop in Pots? Absolutely, growing hyssop in containers is possible. Hyssop is, like many other herbs, very tolerant of a variety of environments. The herb can grow up to 2 feet (61 cm.) if left to its own devices, but it can easily be curtailed by pruning it. Hyssop’s blooms attract beneficial insects and butterflies to the garden as well. About Growing

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