Herbs

Herbs provide some of the most important plants in the garden and are cherished for both their culinary and medicinal qualities.

Most are grown for cooking, their pleasant aromatic foliage and interesting textures they bring to the garden. Herbs are also prized for their beauty, making both attractive and useful pots and planters.

Choose from a huge selection a varieties and create your own gourmet garden.

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Common Name    Category  
Botanical Name   Light Requirements  
Zone  


  
Boysenberry Ruffle Lavender (Lavandula stoechas 'Boysenberry Ruffles')
Fragrant flowers bloom early, then again in summer. Use in gardens. Winter inside in cold climates.
Height & Width: 61cm T x 61cm W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 8

  
Chives Regular (Allium schoenoprasum)
Flowers and foliage have a mild onion flavour. Excellent culinary herb.
Height & Width: 30cm T x 30cm W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 3

  
Chocolate Mint (Mentha x piperita 'Chocolate')
Bronze-leaved herb with mild chocolate flavour, fragrance. Use in salads, teas, desserts, potpourri.
Height & Width: 91cm T x 46cm W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 5

  
Curled Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)
Ideal in containers. Use leaves to season meats and vegetables.
Height & Width: 1.8m T x .9m W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 7

  
Dill (Anethum graveolens)
Leaves and seeds provide a distinctive flavour and aroma to a wide range of culinary favourites.
Height & Width: 91cm T x 61cm W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 8

  
Dwarf Curry Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum)
Dwarf ornamental herb with a spicy curry fragrance. Silver foliage and yellow button like flowers.
Height & Width: 25cm T x 25cm W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 8

  
English Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Ideal in containers. Use leaves to season meats and vegetables.
Height & Width: 1.8m T x .9m W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 7

  
French Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)
Narrow, dark green leaves and inconspicuous flowers. A mild, anise like flavour adds zest to food.
Height & Width: 91cm T x 46cm W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 4

  
Golden Oregano (Origanum vulgare 'Aureum')
Compact habit and glowing foliage. Adds zest to food. Use fresh or dried. Harvest before flowering.
Height & Width: 30cm T x 30cm W
Light Requirements: Part Shade
Zone: Zone 3

  
Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Leaves with a spicy fragrance and flavour are great for tomato sauce, pesto, salads, meat dishes.
Height & Width: 61cm T x 30cm W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 8