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Photo unavailable SAGE 'Grower's Friend' (Salvia officinalis 'Grower's Friend')
Garden, Green or Common Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Foliage: gray. Attractive as a garnish. This is a new non-blooming variety. Height: 32". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Grower's Friend' (Salvia officinalis 'Grower's Friend')
Garden, Green or Common Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Foliage: gray. Attractive as a garnish. This is a new non-blooming variety. Height: 32". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Grower's Friend' (Salvia officinalis 'Grower's Friend')
Garden, Green or Common Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Foliage: gray. Attractive as a garnish. This is a new non-blooming variety. Height: 32". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Pineapple' (Salvia elegans)
Pineapple Scented Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Plant dies back in winter. Can use leaves as a seasoning and flavoring in teas, salads, etc. Foliage has a nice delicate pineapple scent. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Nice cut flower. Bloom color: bright red. Height: 3 feet+. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Pineapple' (Salvia elegans)
Pineapple Scented Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Plant dies back in winter. Can use leaves as a seasoning and flavoring in teas, salads, etc. Foliage has a nice delicate pineapple scent. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Nice cut flower. Bloom color: bright red. Height: 3 feet+. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Pineapple' (Salvia elegans)
Pineapple Scented Sage

Perennial Herb: Tolerates drought, deer and gophers. Plant dies back in winter. Can use leaves as a seasoning and flavoring in teas, salads, etc. Foliage has a nice delicate pineapple scent. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Nice cut flower. Bloom color: bright red. Height: 3 feet+. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Purple' (Salvia officinalis 'Purpurescens')
Purple Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Foliage: purple foliage. Attractive as a garnish. Bloom color: mainly violet. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE 'Snow Flake' (Salvia officinalis 'Snow Flake')
Snow Flake Sage

Perennial Shrub: Tolerant of drought, deer and gophers. Nice border and container plant. Culinary uses: fresh or dried for flavoring meat, bean and cheese dishes. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Foliage: velvety silver. Attractive as a garnish. Height: 32 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable SAGE elegans 'Honey Melon' (SALVIA elegans 'Honey Melon')
Dwarf Pineapple Scented Sage

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Plant dies back in winter. Can use leaves as a seasoning and flavoring in teas, salads, etc. Delicate pineapple scent. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: scarlet red. Growth: 1.5-2' (can grow as a ground cover). Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable SATUREJA douglasii (Yerba Buena)
Yerba Buena ("Good Herb")

Perennial Herb: Native to California. Member of the mint family, well known for it's medicinal properties. Mat-forming, it will take light foot traffic, giving off a lovely minty fragrance. It is an attractive herb for ground cover and in shady garden borders. It produces small tubular, white to lavender flowers during late spring to early fall. Does well in shade, can also take sun.

Photo unavailable SATUREJA douglasii (Yerba Buena)
Yerba Buena ("Good Herb")

Perennial Herb: Native to California. Member of the mint family, well known for it's medicinal properties. Mat-forming, it will take light foot traffic, giving off a lovely minty fragrance. It is an attractive herb for ground cover and in shady garden borders. It produces small tubular, white to lavender flowers during late spring to early fall. Does well in shade, can also take sun.

Photo unavailable TARRAGON 'French' (ARTEMISIA dracunculus var. sativa)
French Tarragon

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Excellent culinary use to flavor in vinegars, dressings, herb spreads & fish dishes-Strong flavor. Good border and container plant. Spreads by rhizomes. Goes dormant in winter. Size: 2-3' x 2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

THYMUS 'Doone Valley', Thyme THYMUS 'Doone Valley'
Thyme

Pern'l Herb: Tolerates drought, deer, coast & light foot traffic. Somewhat gopher resistant. Strong lemon scented deep green foliage has a gold edge in winter-spring. Uses: ground cover, border, pot, rock garden & garnish. Attracts butterflies. Pink blooms in spring-summer. Matting: H: 2-4". W: 18-24". Flowers to 3-6" tall. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

THYMUS herba-barona, Caraway Thyme THYMUS herba-barona
Caraway Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Nice border, container and rock garden plant. Excellent seasoning-use as a substitute for Caraway seeds. Use fresh or dried. Good in veggie dishes. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: rose pink. Ground cover. Height: 2-5". Spread: 8-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

THYMUS herba-barona, Caraway Thyme THYMUS herba-barona
Caraway Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Nice border, container and rock garden plant. Excellent seasoning-use as a substitute for Caraway seeds. Use fresh or dried. Good in veggie dishes. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: rose pink. Ground cover. Height: 2-5". Spread: 8-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable THYMUS nummularius (Pizza Thyme)
Pizza Thyme

Subshrub: Evergreen. Good ground cover, border, container & rock garden plant. Culinary uses-great for seasoning Italian & savory dishes. The lvs have the flavor of thyme & oregano, cooks love its robust flavor. The aromatic dk green lvs smell like pizza herbs. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: pink. Ht.: 6-12". Width: 9-12". Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z7. (syn. T. buschianus, pseudonummularius, pesudopulegioides)

Photo unavailable THYMUS nummularius (Pizza Thyme)
Pizza Thyme

Subshrub: Evergreen. Good ground cover, border, container & rock garden plant. Culinary uses-great for seasoning Italian & savory dishes. The lvs have the flavor of thyme & oregano, cooks love its robust flavor. The aromatic dk green lvs smell like pizza herbs. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: pink. Ht.: 6-12". Width: 9-12". Exp.: sun. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z7. (syn. T. buschianus, pseudonummularius, pesudopulegioides)

THYMUS praecox 'Highland Cream', Creeping Thyme THYMUS praecox 'Highland Cream'
Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Attractive variegated foliage that is green w/cream edges. Mat forming. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container & rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: soft pink. Height: 2-4". Spread: 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS praecox 'Nutmeg'
Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought, coast, deer and somewhat gopher tolerant. Mat forming growth habit with spicy nutmeg-scented foliage. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container, and rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: mauve pink. Height: 4-6 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS praecox 'Nutmeg'
Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought, coast, deer and somewhat gopher tolerant. Mat forming growth habit with spicy nutmeg-scented foliage. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container, and rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: mauve pink. Height: 4-6 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

THYMUS praecox arcticus 'Albus', Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme THYMUS praecox arcticus 'Albus'
Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Mat forming. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container and rock garden plant. Can also be used in seasoning and potpourris. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: white. Height: 2-6 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS praecox arcticus 'Coconut'
Coconut Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Mat forming. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container & rock garden plant. Can also be used in seasoning and potpourris. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: pink. Height: 2-4 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

THYMUS pseudolanuginosus, Woolly Thyme THYMUS pseudolanuginosus
Woolly Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. One of the most popular ground cover thymes. Prostrate ground cover with very hairy gray foliage. Excellent rock garden, ground cover & filler plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: pale pink. Growth: 2-3" x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable THYMUS pulegioides 'Archer's Gold'
Archer's Gold Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Excellent ground cover for dry, sunny locale. Attractive golden foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Size: 2" x 12". Exposure: sun to part shade. Water: moderate to dry. USDA Z4. (syn. T. x citriodorus 'Archer's Gold').

THYMUS pulegioides 'Foxley', Foxley Thyme THYMUS pulegioides 'Foxley'
Foxley Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Ornamental uses for border, rock gardens, containers and as a ground cover. Vigorous variety with rounded irregular cream variegated leaves. Culinary uses fresh or dried for cooking. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: pink. Height: 8 inches. Spread: 16". . Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

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