Pot Size: 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 15-25cm
Characteristics: An evergreen shrub of an upright habit with edible foliage.
Growth & Spread: A moderate to fast grower. Grows to heights and spreads of about 1.5 to 2.0 m.
Flourishing Season: Small, pale to vibrant lavender coloured flowers in late spring through summer, in May through August.
Water & Maintenance: Water until established. Generally low maintenance.
“Miss Jessop’s Upright” is a compact, evergreen shrub with aromatic foliage. It has narrow leaves, that are dark green. This plant is considered very easy to grow as it is tolerant of most soil types, including poorer soils, as long as they are well-drained. This variety has a compact and upright growing habit. It is appreciated for its dual purposes of being both ornamental and edible.
Pruning is recommended after flowering. It is hardy and tolerant of temperatures down to about -10⁰ C, especially with shelter from harsher winter winds.
As this plant is tolerant of poorer soil types and is also drought resistant, some suggested used include low maintenance flower beds. And it is considered a definite must for any herb garden for its wonderful aromas it can impart in your food. It also works well in more rustic settings around informal gardens or in cottage areas.
As well, it is an easy plant to include in a coastal garden, as long as it is sheltered from severe winds. This plant is appreciated for its upright growth and can also be used as a low hedge or border.
We will endeavour to dispatch your goods on the same day your order is placed if it is received before 7 am (Mon-Fri). If your order is received over a weekend it will be dispatched on Monday. We only ship to the United Kingdom.
Our free postage is available on all orders regardless of total price.
Our express delivery service for £3.99 offers your items to be sent on a 24hr courier for orders you need urgently. (Please note DX do not deliver on Saturdays on most occasions)
Please click here to view the full information page for Delivery & Returns