Uses, facts, and a Little Bit of Folklore and FictionOrganic Herbs

Herbs make a great fragrant addition to the garden whether planted in the ground or potted or potted for use in the kitchen. Herbs can be used for cooking, sachets, gifts or for the herbalist, medicinal uses. Their colorful fragrant flowers and foliage appeal to the senses. They attract beneficial insects and act as hosts for butterflies.

From the soft leaves of sage to the spiky dark green rosemary, the many textures of herbs have inspired garden designs for centuries. Explore the multi-dimensional area of gardening and find your own new uses for herbs.

Many of our herbs this year are grown in biodegradable peat pots right here
with tender loving care at Sandy’s Back Porch! Just plant the whole pot.

Our plants and products are delivered throughout the season and are subject to availability.
(We may be out of the plant or plants you see on our lists, and may not be able to get more of them this year. If we can get it, we will try!) If there is a plant you don’t see on any of our lists, please give us a call at (618) 235-2004, it may not be on the list or we may be able to get it for you.

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Name Varity Description / Use Pot Size Price
BasilOcimum Basilicum (All basils are annual) Culinary and Medicinal. Warm spicy tasting leaves on square stems. The leaves are used in many different cuisines. They also repel mosquitoes, expel worms, treat ringworm, snakebite, insect bites and acne. Basil is a Hindu’s passport to paradise. Basil is native to India, and was held in great reverence. Indians used basil to swear their oaths upon in court. In Italy, basil symbolizes love. In Mexico it is carried around in the hope of returning a lover’s roving eye.
Basil Amazel Basil Culinary – The first Italian sweet basil that is resistant to downy mildew. Amazel is seed sterile  (meaning the plant’s energy doesn’t go into seed production). It continues to produce leaves and shoots even after the flowers start to form, unlike other basil varieties . For best flavor and more leaves harvest and or pinch regularly to promote fresh tender growth.. The more you harvest, the better it grows! (Grown in our own greenhouse!) Height 36″
4″ Premium Pot 6.99
Basil Bouquet Mix Culinary and ornamental – A colorful and aromatic selection of popular red and green basils. Height 8-30″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Cinnamon Culinary – This basil has a strong cinnamon scent. Pick the leaves and use fresh or dried in tomato dishes, pasta sauces, vegetables and soups. Use in the garden as a companion plant to repel aphids, mites, and tomato hornworms. 18-30″ x 12-18″ wide. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Emerald Towers – New! Culinary – A beautiful columnar habit ideal for any garden bed or container, and is perfect for small spacess. A well-branched plant with dark green leaves. A towering plant with huge harvest potential. Flowers very late season. Use leaves for fresh eating or chopped in salads and recipes. Height 2-3′ x 10-12″ wide 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Genovese Culinary – Full flavored, used for pesto and other Italian dishes. Height: 30″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Mammoth Culinary – This lettuce-leaf variety from Italy grows ruffled leaves as large as your hand, delivering a very strong flavor that’s perfect for sauces, pesto. Height 18-24″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Newton Culinary – A fast-growing variety with a traditional Genovese flavor. Unlike similar varieties, Newton does not have a licorice aftertaste. Large, bright green, crinkled leaves are great for vegetable wraps and fresh chopped herbs. Height 12-20″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Pesto Perpetuo Culinary – The first variegated basil. This Greek columnar basil sport is upright, reaching 4′ with light green foliage, edged creamy white. It does not flower. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Rutgers Devotion New! Culinary – Genovese type with a compact, but highly productive plant habit. Leaves are large, cupped, and medium green. Slightly sweet and spicy aroma. Height up to 26″
3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Rutgers Obsession New! Culinary – A compact, downy mildew-resistant basil. An attractive Italian large-leaf variety that has beautiful dark green, glossy leaves. Nice Italian aroma and flavor with slightly earthy, spicy notes. Intermediate resistance to Fusarium and strong resistance to downy mildew. Height 16–18″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Sweet Culinary – This is the classic basil that is used for tomato sauces, pestos and salads. Height – 12-18″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Basil Sweet Thai Culinary – This Variety form Thailand is both attractive as well as a culinary basil with an intensely sweet, anise-like fragrance. Leaves are green at the base of the plant becoming more purple toward the flowers. Height – 18″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Chives allium Chives schoenoprasum (Perennial) Culinary and Medicinal. Narrow leaves with edible lavender flower heads. Use in salads, cheese and egg dishes, gravies and soups for a mild onion flavor. Chives are mildly laxative and aids digestion. Said to be an antidote for poison and a remedy for bleeding. Romanian Gypsies have used chives in fortune telling. It was believed that bunches of dried chives hung around a house would ward off disease and evil.  Chinese Broad Leaved Chives – Allium Tuberosum – Chinese Chives, also called Garlic Chives or Nira, is a hardy perennial plant. The flat and dark green leaves have mild-flavored taste between the garlic and onion, that are often used as seasoning herb and stir-fry. Good for digestion and can  settle you stomach.  An excellent source of food for bees and other beneficial insects. Height 12- 24 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Dill Dill Anethum graveolens (Annual)  Culinary – Early to flower with large seed heads. Excellent in pickles and used to flavor many other foods. Easy to grow. Large seed heads. Can self sow. Height: – 24″ and up 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Eucalyptus Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus – Grown for their strong fragrance and use in the following oils: Medicinal, Industrial and Aromatic. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lavender – lavendula (Many lavenders are considered Tender Perennials. We carry the most cold hardy varieties we can find.) There are over 28 species of lavender, all with linear leaves and spikes of flowers ranging from blue to white. Lavender is used for it’s ornamental, culinary, as well as for its medicinal properties. The flowers are used to flavor jams, stews, pastries, creams and vinegar. Dried flowers are used in sachets and potpourris. Lavenders attract hummingbirds, butterflies and other beneficial insects. The flower water is an antiseptic that treats acne and a skin toner for speeding cell renewal. Flower tea treats anxiety, headaches, nausea and dizziness. The essential oil is highly valued as perfume and is also antiseptic, mildly sedative and pain killing. It will relieve the itching of insect bites and the pain of burns, headaches and sore throats. Adding the oil to bath water is very relaxing and induces sleep. The herb of fidelity. Traditionally used to revive people from faints or swoons.
Lavender Big Time Blue Lavandula angustifolia  Large flowers on compact plants. Use in containers, herb gardens and perennial borders. Aromatic, silvery green foliage contrasts beautifully with its darker flower color. The fragrant, flowers bloom continuously from early summer into fall. Drought tolerant and easy to maintain. 18-20″ x 30″
Lavender Grosso  lavandula intermedia ‘Grosso’ –  is the most fragrant of all the lavender plants. Exceptional abundance of long spikes of deep violet flowers that stand well above the gray/green compact foliage. The most cold hardy of the French Hybrid Lavenders. Plant in full sun in well drained soil. Works great in Xeriscaping, edging, rock gardens, on hillsides or berms. 30-32″ x 36-78″
3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lavender Hidcote Blue (Perennial) Lavendula angustofolia – (Peat Pot) A free flowering dwarf variety that produces deep purple flower spikes.Great for a dwarf hedge, edging, or for massing. Will grow 24″ tall. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lavender Melissa Lilac (Perennial) Lavandula angustifolia  A gorgeous, lilac-flowered lavender, with fragrant, lilac flower spikes and silvery-grey leaves. Grow it towards the front of a mixed herbaceous border, use it to line paths or clip it into an informal hedge. Height 24″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lavender Munstead (Perennial) Lavendula angustofolia – Very fragrant and compact. Early blooming. 12″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lavender Phenomenal (Perennial) A tough lavender that is fragrant, tolerates heat and humidity, is resistant to root and foliar diseases, deer proof, and, survives our winters.  Height 24” 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lavender Provence (Perennial) Lavendula x intermedia – Silvery, wide long leaves. tolerant of poor soils and tolerates heat and humidity. One of the tallest and most fragrant varieties. Height 30-36” 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lavender Super Blue (Perennial) Lavendula angustofolia – Fragrant wands of rich lavender-blue flowers. Perfect for borders or containers. Neat, compact foliage has good rain and weather tolerance. The large, full blooms are excellent for cutting and drying. Height 12-20″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lemon Balm Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis (Perennial) Culinary. Pleasent lemon flavor and fragrence makes it pleasant in tea, punches and in fruit salad. Good for potpourri. Known in European history as the “Elixor of Life.” It is believed to renew youth and add longevity. Said to dispel melancholy. 1′ tall 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Lemon Grass Eastern Indian Cymbopogon flexuosus (Annual) Culinary,  Medicinal, and Ornamental. This aromatic grass is widely used in Thai and other Asian cuisines, due to its distinct lemon flavor. The green parts of the leaves are used to flavor a variety of foods, and makes a refreshing lemon flavored tea that is said to aid in digestion. Also commonly used for potpourris, candles, perfumes and cosmetics. 3-5′ x 2′
3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Marjoram Sweet (Tender Perennial) Culinary and Medicinal. Aromatic. The ancients believed that if marjoram grew on a grave it was a sign of the happiness of the departed spirit. Sometimes it was planted at gravesites to comfort the departed and ensure their eternal peace and happiness. In the Middle Ages, bridal couples wore wreaths of marjoram to symbolise love, honour and happiness. Height 12-24″
3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mints – Mentha – (Perennial) All mints are perennial and are used for both cooking and medicinally. They are easily hybridized and are invasive if the plant is not grown in containers. Mint flavors drinks, candy, cigarettes, toothpaste and medicine. Mint aids digestion and treats stomach complaints. Peppermint in particular has additional antiseptic, antiviral and sweat inducing properties. Old herbalists recommended it for bites of dogs. Mint has long been regarded as a symbol of hospitality, the Romans would strew it around at feasts and banquets as a welcoming sign to guest. Legend has it that Pluto’s wife Proserpina cast a spell on a lovely young lady who had turned Pluto’s eye and turned her into a mint plant.
Mint Apple (Culinary) Soft, fuzzy leaves that have a fruity aroma. Great as an ornamental or for culinary use. Excellent in teas. Height: 18-24″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Berries & Cream (Culinary) Atrractive, compact plant with rounded dark green leaves and a sweet fruity scent and flavor. Height: 12″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Chocolate Mint (Culinary) Chocolate mint leaves have a delightful minty chocolate flavor. Use fresh leaves in water, tea or coffee for a refreshing beverage. Dry leaves for flavoring desserts, like ice cream, meringues, quick breads, or cakes. Pick leaves frequently. Height: 24″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Hillarys Sweet Lemon (Culinary). A hybrid of apple mint and lime mint. The crisp flavor and vigorous growth of apple and the lovely leaf and citrus undertones of lime. Very unusual and delicious. Great for tea and bar drinks. Grows 24-36” tall. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Kentucky Colonel Mint Mentha spicata – (Culinary) Kentucky Colonel is a spearmint has a large leaves on  robust plants. This mint plant can be used in any recipe calling for spearmint, including mint sauce and mint jelly and Mint Juleps. This mint plant can be grown in a pot and will do very well. It tends to spread easily. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Mojito (Tender Perennial) – (Culinary) – Sweet flavor and vigorous, fragrant foliage. Mojita Mint is clearly different from other mints. Scent and flavor are considerably more mild and warm. White blooms are a colorful addition to this sense evoking herb. Very desirable herb garden addition also looks great in any bed, border or in a container. An essential ingredient of the Mojito Cocktail. Height: 12 – 36″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Orange  (Culinary and Medicinal) Perfect for fruit salads, fish, poultry and summer drinks. The citrus flavor is a bright alternative to regular mints. Like the rest of the Mint family, Orange Mint can be used to brew tea that aides in digestion. Height: 24″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Peppermint  (Culinary and Medicinal) The name is derived from the name Mintha, a Greek mythological nymph who transformed herself into the plant, and from the Latin piper meaning “pepper.” Peppermint is widely used in food, cosmetics and medicines. Peppermint tea is proven helpful in treating the common cold, coughs and bronchitis as well as a variety of digestive issues.It is used topically as an analgesic and to treat headaches. It is on the FDA’s GRAS (generally recognized as safe) list. It is one of the world’s oldest medicinal herbs, and is used in both Eastern and Western traditions. Peppermint leaf and oil are used for folk medicine, as flavoring agents, and in cosmetic and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Pineapple Variegated Culinary and medicinal. The colonists brought mint with them to America. They used mints for teas, headaches, indigestion and to help them sleep. Mint is also an excellent culinary addition. Use to flavor tea, sauces, vegetables and lamb. White or light pink flowers bloom on small spikes at the top of the plant in summer. Grows 18-24” tall. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Spearmint (Perennial) The colonists brought mint with them to America. They used mints for teas, headaches, indigestion and to help them sleep. Mint is also an excellent culinary addition. Use to flavor tea, sauces, vegetables and lamb. Height: 18-24” 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Mint Strawberry Perennial used for, teas and medicinal. Excellent flavor like strawberries with a bit of chocolate. Height: 2′ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Oregano – Origanum vulgare (Perennial) Culinary and Medicinal. Oregano is a woody perennial with pungent dark green leaves. It is used in Italian and Mediterranean cooking and Mexican chili powders. Use in tomato sauce, fish, salad dressings, pizza. A tea made from the leaves soothes coughs, muscle spasms and headaches. The word oregano means “joy of the mountain” from the Greek oros, meaning mountain and ganos meaning joy.
Oregano Compactum Origanum ‘Compactum’ This dwarf oregano has strongly scented leaves and bears small white, pink or purple flowers. The leaves are commonly used in Greek and Italian dishes. Plants are easy to grow provided they are given plenty of sunshine and a well-drained soil. The flowers are well-loved by bees. Height 6″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Oregano Golden Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’ – (Tender Perennial) This creeping oregano will grow to 6″ with white flowers. Use as ornamental groundcover. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Oregano Greek Origanum heracleoticum (Perennial)- Sweet, spicy, aromatic leaves. Purple flowers. Height: 12″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Oregano Hot & Spicy Origanum heracleoticum – (Perennial) – (Culinary) Highly aromatic herb offers a spicy flavor in the kitchen and looks great in the herb garden or mixed border. Rich green rounded foliage and pink summer flowers. An intense, strong flavor; use sparingly at first, in spicy salsa and chili dishes. 18 – 24″ tall and wide. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Oregano Italian Origanum x majoricum – (Tender Perennial) (Culinary) This variety is a cross of oregano and margoram with strong flavor and fragrance. Used in Italian tomato sauces, salad dressings, and soups. Height: 24″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Oregano Kirigami Origanum x hybrida is an ornamental variety that makes a perfect patio plant, this eye-catching, non-culinary oregano features large purple-green bracts, rose flowers and clear, light green foliage, with a delicious fragrance to attract pollinators. Its dense, mounded, slightly trailing plant has a tight,  full habit. This plant is heat and drought tolerant and is perfect for hanging baskets, or in borders and rock gardens. Height 8-10″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Oregano Variegated
Parsley Petroselinium crispum (Biennial) Culinary and Medicinal. Parsley is an all time favorite herb used for seasoning and garnishes in almost all types of cuisines. The fresh leaves are a rich source of Manganese, Chlorophyll, Vitamins and Calcium. The leaves, roots and seeds are diuretic, reduce the release of histamines and scavenge skin aging free radicals. Grown near roses, parsley improves their health and scent. Worn in garlands to protect from drunkenness. The Ancient Greeks crowned winners of sporting events with wreaths of parsley. One rumor had it that you could bring about the demise of an enemy by plucking a sprig of parsley while speaking his name. In the Hebrew celebration of the Passover, parsley is used as a symbol of rebirth.
Parsley Giant of Italy Giant of Italy Flat Leaf Parsley. Beautiful, bushy plant, with strong, upright stems and oversized dark green leaves The leaf size makes for easy chopping. Used widely in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Parsley Italian flat leaf
Very flavorful leaves that are preferred by cooks. Height: 12″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Rosemary – Rosmarinum officinalus (All Rosemaries are tender perennials). Culinary and Medicinal. It is an ancient, savory herb, especially popular in Italian dishes. Rosemary has dense, aromatic, needle-like leaves with woody stems. Rosemary has a plethera of medicinal uses. The leaves are antiseptic, anti-oxidant and aid in digestion. It is recommended for flatulence and heartburn. It improves food absorption by stimulating digestion and the liver, intestinal tract and gallbladder. The essential oil is antibacterial, antifungal and invigorating. It relieves muscular pain and stimulates circulation. The herb of memory, said to quicken the mind and prevent forgetfulness. Rosemary was burnt at shrines in Ancient Greece to drive away evil spirits and illnesses
Rosemary ARP  Rosmarinum officinalus ‘ARP’ – A very hardy variety with an upright habit and gray/green leaves. Height: 12″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Rosemary Barbeque Culinary. Grows tall upright stems that can be used for roasting hot dogs. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Rosemary Prostrate Culinary and Ornamental. This intensely aromatic herb, is a creeping rosemary and is perfect for ground-cover, pots and containers. It is beautiful spilling out of baskets or over a stone wall. It has light blue blooms in the summer. Bring the whole pot in during the winter to enjoy this herb year round! Will grow 18” tall with a 36” spread. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Rosemary Salem (Tender perennial) Ornamental – Rosemary ‘Salem’ is an upright growing shrub with a slightly rounded habit, supported by the compact but even branches. It  has distinctive grey-green foliage. The lanceolate leaves are quite thin and small, with the strong pine like fragrance typical of rosemary, but in a milder form. The dense bunches of flowers are a rich blue color. Height 18-36” 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Rosemary Tuscan Blue Culinary and Ornamental. This is a tall-growing upright rosemary. Used for hedges to border small fields in Tuscany, This Rosemary is a handsome plant with exceptionally dark blue flower spikes and highly aromatic pale green leaves that lend themselves to cooking and drying. Along with the other tall Rosemarie’s, it is more suitable for growing in warmer climates, but it can also be grown in short-season regions. Can grow 24-36” x 24” spread. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Rosemary Upright Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Upright’ – (Tender Perennial) Culinary and decorative – Narrow grayish needle-like foliage and pretty lavender-blue flowers in spring on an upright form; leaves are a mainstay for cooking and as garnish. Great container plant. Height: to 4′ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Sages – Salvia Medicinal and culinary. All sages are members of the Salvia family. They are mostly known for their culinary uses. Used with poultry, pork, sausage, in dressings, pickles and cheese. Some are considered to be strictly medicinal. Others are grown to attract hummingbirds and bees. Prevents the onslaught of old age, memory enhancement, reducing hot flashes in menopause and boosting natural estrogen production, as well as reducing breast milk when weaning a baby. To the ancients, sage symbolised wisdom, skill, esteem, long life, good health, domestic virtue, mitigation of grief, and increased psychic powers.
Sage Berggarten Salvia officinalus ‘Berggarten’ (Perennial) – Culinary- Large round gray/green leaves with a very spicy scent. 10″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Sage Common Salvia officinalus (Perennial ) Medicinal and culinary. Woody square stems with hairy leaves and blue flowers. The leaves have a strong taste that increases as it dries. Height: 12 – 36″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Sage Golden Salvia officinalus ‘Aureau’ (Tender Perennial) Culinary and Medicinal. Short compact growth habit with yellow and green leaves. Height: 18″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Sage Pineapple (Tender Perennial) Culinary, Ornamental and Medicinal. Smells just like fresh pineapple. This Sage is covered with bright scarlet flowers in the fall. Used as a flavoring on pork, poultry, fish and cheese. Will grow 36″ tall and wide. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Sage Purple Salvia officinalus ‘Purpurea’ (Tender Perennial) Short compact Sage with purple/red leaves. Height: 18′ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Sage Tricolor (Perennial) Culinary. Ornamental herb with colorful grayish green leaves marbled with white, pink and purple. Lavender blue flower spikes appear in summer. Strongly aromatic foliage may be used fresh or dried in cooking. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Ideal for herb gardens, mixed borders and containers. Will grow 18″ tall. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Stevia produces an extract 400 times sweeter than white sugar. Recommended in may folk medicine books as a sweetener for diabetic diets and for treatment of headaches.
Stevia Sugar Love Stevia rebaudiana ‘Sugar Love’ – Sugar Love is a heat loving herb. It grows well in a sunny location.  The deep green leaves are speckled with small white tubular flowers that bloom in the summer months. Sugar love can be used both dry and fresh. Heat lover. Height 36″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Stevia Stevia (Tender Perennial) Culinary.  Also known as Sweet Herb of Paraguay or the sugar herb. Leaves of this herb contain a substance called Stevioside that is 300 times sweeter than sugar without the calories. Chew leaves for a burst of sweetness. Height: 36″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Tarragon French (Perennial) Culinary and Medicinal. French Tarragon is a hardy perennial with greenish flowers and narrow gray/green leaves. It has a bittersweet peppery taste with anise undertones. Leaves are good in salads, egg and cheese dishes and vinegar. Tarragon tea stimulates the appetite, aids digestion and is a general tonic. Name comes from the French word for little dragon.  2014 Herb of the Year. Height: 24″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Thyme – Thymus vulgaris Culinary and Medicinal. Thyme is either a shrubby herb with woody stems or a creeping ground cover. It has small leaves that are strongly aromatic. It’s an ideal flavoring for soups and stews. Thyme aids in the digestion of fatty foods. The essential oil is an antiseptic and a nervine. Gentlemen who smell of thyme are identified as having virtue, style, grace and elegance. Sprigs of thyme were placed on coffins of the dead. It was thought that the spirit would then take up residence in the flowers of thyme plants.
Thyme English (Perennial) Culinary and Ornamental. A fragrant low-growing plant. Use  fresh or dried by itself or to blend with other herbs. Great in soups, sauces, beans, meat dishes, and more. Can be used in potpourris or adding to  homemade soap. It makes a fragrant ground cover or border. Height 12-15″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Thyme Faustinoi Thymus vulgaris (Tender Perennial) Culinary  – This “Summer Thyme” is one of the most flavorful of all the thyme varieties. Its is noticeably sweeter and spicier than English types and is the preferred variety used in authentic French cuisine. Used in all types of cooking and grows well in pots or in the garden. Needs some winter protection. Compact, upright plant with tiny, deep green, aromatic leaves that have dainty, pale pink flowers. Attracts bees to the garden. Makes a wonderfully fragrant groundcover or container plant. Dried leaves may be used to flavor poultry, fish, meat and vegetables. Height 8″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Thyme French (Perennial) Culinary. Sometimes called Summer Thyme, this herb has an upright habit and small, narrow gray leaves with a sweet taste. Height: 12″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Thyme Lemon (Perennial) Culinary. The bright, green and yellow foliage has a fresh citrus flavor. This upright variety is attractive in the garden and in the kitchen. The fragrant, foliage tends to stay flavorful even when baked. Great in fish and chicken dishes. Height: 12″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Thyme Lemon Variegated (Perennial) Culinary and Ornamental. This is a durable, lemon-scented variety that once planted, requires minimal maintenance. Lemon thyme is attractive in a herb garden, a rock garden, bordering a walkway or flower bed, or in a container. This low growing plant makes an effective, non-aggressive ground cover in small areas. It will grow only 6-10” x 8 -12” 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Thyme Mother of Thyme (Perennial) Ornamental – Its dense, spreading habit makes it the ideal for groundcovers. Planting between paving stones, edging the flower or vegetable garden, or for trailing over rocks. groundcover, while its rich fragrance and bright blooms add immeasurably to the appeal of any landscape. It is adaptable and tough and lush. It attract butterflies and bees, while it does not appeal to rabbits and deer. Grows to 3″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Thyme Silver Edge Argenteus (Perennial) Culinary, Ornamental and Medicinal. Argenteus has a delicious thyme scent that is great fresh or dry. It makes a versatile seasoning for different dishes. Argenteus has a nice spreading mounded habit. It works well in containers and window boxes or in the garden. The foliage is green with silver edges. Use Argenteus fresh or dry and is versatile for seasoning different dishes including teas. Use in aromatherapy, potpourris and more. This is an easy to grow plant. Will grow 8-10” tall with an 18-24” spread. 3″ Peat Pot 3.99
Verbena Lemon (Annual) Culinary – Use to flavor fish, poultry, salads, and salad dressings. This tall herb will grow 36-72″ x 36-72″ 3″ Peat Pot 3.99

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