Return of the Zombie Hyssop

Two years ago I had a blast when the herb anise hyssop showed up in our shares and mine turned out to be unkillable. “When you bring your bundle home, trim the last half-inch of stem off, and keep in a jar of water in a cool spot in your kitchen,” Moriah suggested. “It will last a week that way in hot weather, and it may even put down roots.”

week? After a month, I named mine Victoria and proclaimed it some kind of vampire. The hyssop almost made it till Labor Day before succumbing to the ravages of me disappearing on vacation.

But! Thanks to last week’s herb selection, I have a new hyssop! If this one lasts another week it will also need a name …

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