Plant Types / Herbs
- Cactus - Succulents
- Ornamental Grasses
Adaptable and easy to grow, herbs are the perfect plants for growing in pots and planters or for designing a garden that is ornamental, wonderfully fragrant and practical. Revered for both their medicinal and culinary value, they are useful in many ways, from cooking to landscaping. Most herbs will provide months of flavor to your meals. Some may cure colds or help you sleep. There are so many great reasons to start an herb garden!
Well-known as a decoration for puddings and cakes, Angelica archangelica is a tall, aromatic, perennial herb with attractive, rounded umbels, up to 4-6 in. across (10-15 cm), of white or greenish tiny flowers in early summer.
Grown for its cheerful bright flowers and abundant blooming, Calendula officinalis (Pot Marigold) is a popular annual plant that will both command attention in any landscape and reward you with weeks of blooms, from late spring until frost.
Often mistaken for dill, Foeniculum vulgare 'Rubrum' is an upright, branching perennial herb with feathery, finely divided, aromatic, bronze leaves and large, flat umbels of tiny golden yellow flowers, born on tall hollow stems.
Large, deep blue flowers! A wonderful accent plant with its large, deep blue flowers atop erect stems that do not splay, English Lavender 'Betty's Blue' is a compact variety of Lavender that forms attractive domes in the garden.
Highly popular, English Lavender 'Hidcote' is a free flowering variety that is prized by most gardeners for its long lasting and delightful scent as well as the fashion in which its dark purple flower spikes beautifully contrast with its blue-green evergreen foliage.
This lavender is quite distinctive with its pom-pom flower spikes. Compact and dense, extremely fragrant with intense violet flowers, Lavandula angustifolia 'Lavenite Petite' is a top choice for containers thanks to its short stems and tight foliage.
One of the most exquisite pink lavenders!
A favorite of many gardeners: very small with a compact, rounded habit, two-tone flowers and a long blooming season!
Often associated with the famous purple fields of Provence, Lavandula angustifolia, also called English Lavender, is not native to England but to the Mediterranean. Ideal for garden borders, cooking and potpourri, this lavender also produces the best oils.
A very attractive form of French Lavender, Lavandula pedunculata subsp. pedunculata enjoys a tall upright habit with ravishing rounded dark plum flowerheads topped with long, paler purple flowers and rising elegantly on long stems.