Perfect for pollinators, giant hyssop attracts a wide variety beneficial insects to it's large violet/blue spires. A long flowering period from midsummer through to Autumn also makes this plant an important addition to a wildlife friendly garden.
The rich blue colour and liquorice scent of this plant make it a hit in any wildlife or sensory garden, loved by bees. The flowers contrast beautifully with the green foliage of the flower.
Height and spread: 60-90cm high, 30-60cm spread
Common name: Mexican Giant Hyssop
Position in the garden: full sun
Soil type: any fertile well drained soil
Flowering period: late July to October
Hardiness: Hardy but mulch in winter to protect head from heavy frost