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Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita 'Chocolate'
Chocolate Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Refreshing, chocolate/peppermint patty aroma. A fantastic mint for desserts, garnishes & making teas. Its subtle chocolaty tones paired w/the sharp hints of peppermint make this a delicious variety when blended w/Kentucky Colonel or Orange Mint. Good in containers or hanging baskets. Fairly drought tolerant. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale lavender. Ht: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita 'Orange'
Orange Bergamot Mint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Purple-edged, dark green leaves. A delicious mint perfect for summer drinks and fruit salads. The citrus flavor is a bright alternative to regular mints and works well in salads, with fruits, in fish & poultry dishes or as a tea. Excellent hanging basket plant. Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 24". Width: 24'. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita f. citrata 'Eau de Cologne'
Eau de Cologne Mint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Easy to grow and can be used for a wide variety of culinary & medicinal purposes. It has a sweet and mild minty scent. Culinary uses in teas, salads, meat or vegetable dishes, and with fruit. Attracts bees & butterflies. Good in pots & hanging baskets. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: pale lavender. Size: 12-24" x 12-24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moist/moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x villosa 'Cubanito'
Mojito Mint

Perennial Herb: Tolerates heat and deer. Larger and sweeter leaves than spearmint. Great for culinary use - garnish fruits, salads, desserts and summer drinks. Attracts butterflies and bees. Does well in containers. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white or pale lavender. Bred to have few to no runners. Height: 18-24 inches Width: 24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

MENTHA x villosa 'Mojito', Mojito Mint MENTHA x villosa 'Mojito'
Mojito Mint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Signature staple for the ever-famous Cuban mojito drink! Nice, warm mild flavor. Not as overpowering as other mints. Best kept in containers to avoid spreading vigorously. Great for culinary use - garnish fruits, salads, desserts and summer drinks. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white or pale lavender. Ht: 18-24". Width: 24". Exp: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

MENTHA x villosa 'Mojito', Mojito Mint MENTHA x villosa 'Mojito'
Mojito Mint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Signature staple for the ever-famous Cuban mojito drink! Nice, warm mild flavor. Not as overpowering as other mints. Best kept in containers to avoid spreading vigorously. Great for culinary use - garnish fruits, salads, desserts and summer drinks. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white or pale lavender. Ht: 18-24". Width: 24". Exp: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

MICROMERIA fruticosa, White Savory, Wild Hyssop MICROMERIA fruticosa
White Savory, Wild Hyssop

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to Israel & the eastern Mediterranean. Used in the Middle East to treat various inflammatory conditions. Steep to make a minty tea. Contains pulegone, which should not be taken by pregnant women or those trying to conceive. Good container, border or rock garden plant. Aromatic. Blm time: summer-fall. Blm color: white. Size: 24" x 24". Exp: sun. Water: mod.

Photo unavailable OCIMUM kilimandscharicum 'African Blue' (Basil)

Annual or Short Lived Perennial: A sterile hybrid that blooms but does not produce seed. Stems streaked with maroon and small leaves with maroon veins and streaks on the reverse. Pinkish-lavender blooms. Great for pots & borders. Height 2-3'. Exposure: sun. Water: mod/regular USDA Z9.

OCIMUM x citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo' (Basil), Sweet Basil, Common Basil OCIMUM x citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo' (Basil)
Sweet Basil, Common Basil

Annual or Short Lived Perennial: A variegated variety with excellent flavor. It rarely flowers so it keeps putting out new leaves & retaining its flavor all year. Great for pots & borders. Nice appeal with 2 uses-culinary & ornamental. Upright growth habit. H: 18-24". W: 12-18".Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. (syn. O. basilicum 'Pesto Perpetuo') PP#16260

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Wild Zaatar'
Heirloom Oregano

Heirloom - (Origanum syriacum) This plant that grows wild in Israel, Jordan and surrounding areas. Doubtless a common herb in Bible times, and still one of the tastiest! It has great flavor that blends hints of Oregano, Thyme and Marjoram. A favorite.

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Wild Zaatar'
Heirloom Oregano

Heirloom - (Origanum syriacum) This plant that grows wild in Israel, Jordan and surrounding areas. Doubtless a common herb in Bible times, and still one of the tastiest! It has great flavor that blends hints of Oregano, Thyme and Marjoram. A favorite.

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Wild Zaatar'
Heirloom Oregano

Heirloom - (Origanum syriacum) This plant that grows wild in Israel, Jordan and surrounding areas. Doubtless a common herb in Bible times, and still one of the tastiest! It has great flavor that blends hints of Oregano, Thyme and Marjoram. A favorite.

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Wild Zaatar'
Heirloom Oregano

Heirloom - (Origanum syriacum) This plant that grows wild in Israel, Jordan and surrounding areas. Doubtless a common herb in Bible times, and still one of the tastiest! It has great flavor that blends hints of Oregano, Thyme and Marjoram. A favorite.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM heracleoticum (Greek Oregano)
Greek Oregano, Winter Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Culinary herb that has a stronger flavor than others-adds spice. Use fresh or dried for seasoning. Doesn't grow 'true' from seed. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Good cut flower. Bloom color: white. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Hardy.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'Aureum Prostratum'
Golden Creeping Marjoram, Golden Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought & deer tolerant. Ornamental use: ground cover or in pots. Culinary use: meats, salads & vinegars. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: mauve. Grows: to 6" with a spreading habit. Sun/part shade. Foliage burns in hot sun. Water: moderate. Black spots on foliage means it is too wet. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'Aureum Prostratum'
Golden Creeping Marjoram, Golden Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought & deer tolerant. Ornamental use: ground cover or in pots. Culinary use: meats, salads & vinegars. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: mauve. Grows: to 6" with a spreading habit. Sun/part shade. Foliage burns in hot sun. Water: moderate. Black spots on foliage means it is too wet. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'Aureum Prostratum'
Golden Creeping Marjoram, Golden Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought & deer tolerant. Ornamental use: ground cover or in pots. Culinary use: meats, salads & vinegars. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: mauve. Grows: to 6" with a spreading habit. Sun/part shade. Foliage burns in hot sun. Water: moderate. Black spots on foliage means it is too wet. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'Aureum Prostratum'
Golden Creeping Marjoram, Golden Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought & deer tolerant. Ornamental use: ground cover or in pots. Culinary use: meats, salads & vinegars. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: mauve. Grows: to 6" with a spreading habit. Sun/part shade. Foliage burns in hot sun. Water: moderate. Black spots on foliage means it is too wet. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'Hot & Spicy'
Spicy Italian Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Spicy aroma and flavor, described as "a tongue tingling flavor." Makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Can replace Italian Oregano. Nice border, container & cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: purple. Height: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

ORIGANUM vulgare 'White Anniversary', Ornamental Oregano ORIGANUM vulgare 'White Anniversary'
Ornamental Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Has nice variegated creamy yellow foliage. Good ground cover, container, cut flower and edging plant. Can also use the leaves as a culinary seasoning, fresh or dried. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: pale mauve. Size: 5" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

ORIGANUM vulgare (Italian Oregano), Italian or Upright Oregano ORIGANUM vulgare (Italian Oregano)
Italian or Upright Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Pleasant aroma and flavor that makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: soft lilac. Size: 18" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable POLYGONUM odoratum (Vietnamese Coriander)

Also Called 'Ngo Gai'. Fast growing. Famous for its cilantro-like taste. Use fresh like Lettuce. Excellent for many South Asian dishes. Likes heat.

Photo unavailable POLYGONUM odoratum (Vietnamese Coriander)

Also Called 'Ngo Gai'. Fast growing. Famous for its cilantro-like taste. Use fresh like Lettuce. Excellent for many South Asian dishes. Likes heat.

Photo unavailable ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Arp'
Rosemary

Evergreen shrub: Tolerates drought, coast, deer, fire, clay & gophers. Named after a small town in Texas, this variety is more cold hardy than most or perhaps the hardiest. Stiff, upright habit. Culinary use-fresh or dried as a seasoning. Great flavor. Ornamental use-hedges, borders, standards & topiary. Attracts bees. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: pale blue. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z6. (new name SALVIA rosmarinus 'Arp')

Photo unavailable ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Arp'
Rosemary

Evergreen shrub: Tolerates drought, coast, deer, fire, clay & gophers. Named after a small town in Texas, this variety is more cold hardy than most or perhaps the hardiest. Stiff, upright habit. Culinary use-fresh or dried as a seasoning. Great flavor. Ornamental use-hedges, borders, standards & topiary. Attracts bees. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: pale blue. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z6. (new name SALVIA rosmarinus 'Arp')

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