European in origin, peppermint is probably the best known of all herbs. Its smell and flavor permeates our world; it is in our toothpaste, mouthwash, gum, tea, candy and pairs particularly well with chocolate. Peppermint has been with us for a long time. Its leaves were used for food and medicine in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.The clump-forming ..
The fragrant, furry foliage of Persian catmint is pleasing to smell and see, as are the short spikes of tiny lavender blossoms that appear in summer, attracting bees and butterflies. A sprawling, herbaceous perennial native to Turkey, Iran and the Caucusus Region, it is known to self-seed voraciously.The leaves are rounded, heart-shaped andmid-gree..
Compact growing summer flower in bright colors. This modern variety has large double orange and yellow flowers with large and prominent green center.Grows up to 50-60 cm tall. Flowers from June until late autumn.Grows well in sunny position and quite fertile, moderate soil. Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering period.Very long lasting cut flowe..
A well known, very long lasting cut flower that is also nice in groups.It is used to maintain good soil conditions and as ingredient of homeopathic drugs, teas.Calendulas are wonderfully easy to grow in the border or containers.'Indian Prince' is an annual flower and grows up to 70 cm tall. Has dark orange daisy-style double flowerheads, tinted red..
An unusual and highly distinctive form of this popular and easy to grow cottage garden annual.Ideal as a filler in borders and lovely as a cut flower.It is used to maintain good soil conditions and as ingredient of homeopathic drug, teas and ointments.Grows well in half-shady conditions. Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering period.Try to plant ..
Tanacetum coccineum, commonly called painted daisy or pyrethrum, is an upright, bushy perennial that typically grows 60 cm talll. It is native to southwestern Asia. Synonymous with and formerly known as Chrysanthemum coccineum. Daisy like single flowers (to 7 cm across) feature white, pink or red rays and yellow center disks. Flowers bloom in early..
Great tangy taste ALL YEAR ROUND. Strongly flavoured decorative leaves. A favourite in salads, easy to grow, even in containers.Easy to grow. Very attractive. Good source of Vitamin C.The plant is very productive and regular sowings, made every two to three weeks, will ensure a continuous supply. Genus - Diplotaxis Species - Tenuifolia Var..
Specifically bred for changeable weather conditions without bolting prematurely and have great tasting leaves.Easy to grow. Very attractive, tangy indented leaves, ideal for pots. Good source of Vitamin C.Leaves used in salads, they are very strongly flavoured of cress. The leaves have a hot flavour, very similar to rocket (Eruca vesicaria sativa) ..
Strongly flavoured decorative leaves. A favourite in salads, easy to grow, even in containers.Specifically bred for changeable weather conditions without bolting prematurely and have great tasting leaves.Easy to grow. Very attractive, tangy indented leaves, ideal for pots. Good source of Vitamin C.Leaves used in salads, they are very strongly flavo..
Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is most commonly grown as a culinary herb, but it is also used as an ornamental plant for its fuzzy, golden yellow flowers and lengthy blooming period.The flowers, or stamens, are red, orange or yellow, depending on the variety, and appear as colorful hairs protruding from the bulbous capitulum. The extensive root s..
A half hardy annual, flowers the same year as sown.Sizzling salmon color spikes through the summer till the frosts.Excellent in beds and containers, beautiful for massed bedding displays and containers.Native to Brazil, scarlet sage is a clump-forming, tender perennial that typically grows to 30 cm tall on square, upright stems.Grow in average, eve..
Salsola komarovii is a species of plant native to China, Korea, Japan and eastern Russia.It is an annual plant and grows to a height of 20 to 50 centimeters.It is cultivated as a herb. The leaves and young shoots are eaten. In Japanese it is known as okahijiki which translates as "land seaweed".Very rich in vitamins and minerals. Crunchy stems whic..
Salsola soda, more commonly known in English as opposite-leaved saltwort, oppositeleaf Russian thistle, or barilla plant, is a small (up to 70 cm tall), annual, succulent shrub that is native to the Mediterranean Basin. It is a halophyte (a salt-tolerant plant) that typically grows in coastal regions and can be irrigated with salt water.The plant h..
The spicy, aromatic herb is used in the kitchen like the garden savory. It is a spicy spice for all bean dishes. Also suitable as a tea. Preservation: drying, freezing, pickling in oil.Winter savory (Satureja montana) is a perennial herb, native to warm temperate regions of southern Europe and Mediterranean.It is a perenial plant growing to 40 cm t..
A half hardy annual, flowers the same year as sown.Sizzling red hot spikes of colour through the summer till teh frosts.Excellent in beds and containers, beautiful for massed bedding displays and containers.Native to Brazil, scarlet sage is a clump-forming, tender perennial that typically grows to 30 cm tall on square, upright stems.Grow in average..