30 (50)cm, Hyssop has dense, dark green, lanceolate leaves on woody perennial branches with numerous violet flowers at the beginning of summer. Young leaves have a bitter, minty flavor and are used in small quantities for salads, meat and soups. Used in potpourris as well. This variety has a shorter habit with denser flower spikes. For any rich, well drained soil in a protected spot in full sun. VI-VII.