Pulsatilla vulgaris is native to Europe (Great Britain and France to the Ukraine). Hairy flower stems emerge from the ground in spring or sometimes when patches of snow are still on the ground. Flowers bloom as the foliage begins to form. Flowers are solitary, erect-to-nodding and open-bell-shaped. When the flowers appear, stems are typically only ..
This aromatic member of the mint family has long been known as fleabane because the its oils repel these age-old pests. It is a species native to the Old World from Europe to Iran where it grows in a wide range of conditions. It is a low-growing, spreading perennial with soft light-green leaves that are slightly hairy and serrated. When crushed the..
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..
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..
Plants are not winter hardy in cooler climates below zone 7 and are typically grown in containers (clay pots best) which are brought indoors in fall and overwintered in a sunny, humid but cool room with good air circulation (powdery mildew often appears when air circulation is poor).Where winter hardy, grow in herb gardens, borders or foundations. ..
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..
Whether used to flavor sausage, Thanksgiving stuffing, or butter for pasta, sage is a favorite herb in western cooking. This semi-woody perennial is an age old culinary herb used to flavor foods for centuries. Historical references also list it as an ingredient for medicinal teas and poultices during The Middle Ages. It is native to Europe and nort..
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..
Usually grown in the herb or vegetable garden, garden burnet can be pruned low like a lilliputian edging hedge. The leaves taste of cucumber and can be eaten in salad, soup, or as a refreshing garnish to cool beverages. Garden burnet is a clump-forming perennial native to moist meadows across a large expanse of southern and central Europe into cent..