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Purely Aromatic Herbs

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BALM OF GILEAD Cedronella canariensis HHP  75cm. An aromatic herbaceous perennial from the Canaries with pink flowers and a warm balsamic scent that helps clear a headcold. Pot-pourri herb. Plant - £3.90
BERGAMOT, CAMBRIDGE SCARLET Monarda didyma 75cm. Traditional cottage garden favourite. Rich red flowers loved by bees and butterflies, and very aromatic foliage. The dried flowers make a sedative tisane. Plant - £3.90
BERGAMOT, LEMON Monarda didyma 75cm. Exotic lemon and bergamot aromas combine in this pink flowered variety. Plant - £3.90
BERGAMOT, POYNTZFIELD PINK Monarda didyma 90cm. Deep pink flowers, very attractive. Another common name for Bergamots is " Beebalm " . Plant - £3.90
BOX Buxus sempervirens PE  30cm. Evergreen shrub ideal for hedging the herb garden when clipped. If allowed to grow to maturity will become large bush/ small tree. Small Plant - £3.90
BOX, DWARF Buxus sempervirens suffruticosa 30cm. A slow growing small variety for those gardeners wanting a minimal hedge. Plant - £3.90
CAMPHOR BUSH Artemisia camphorata/alba 60cm. From 3,000m in the Himalayas where it enjoys sunny scree conditions. It has a similar habit to Southernwood and will flourish in any well drained garden soil; useful as an aromatic and in pot-pourri with its health giving aroma. Plant - £4.90
CAMPHOR PLANT Tanacetum balsamita 90cm. Daisy-like flowers and camphor scented foliage best dried to deter moths from clothing or useful in pot-poutti. Plant - £1.50
CATMINT, GARDEN Nepeta mussinii 60cm. Aromatic grey-green leaves and masses of sprawling lavender-like flowers that are loved by bumble bees. Some cats like to sleep on or beside the foliage . Plant - £3.00
CHAMOMILE, LAWN or TRENEAGUE Chamaemelum nobile 'Treneague' P.E.  5cm. The most popular variety for the true chamomile lawn, creating a dense sward with a rich fruity scent, requiring no mowing.We have either small plants or for larger areas plant 80 plantlets( rooted stolons) to the square metre - about 10cm apart, dibbling in with your fingers or plant amongst paving stones. 80 plantlets cost 23.00 (plus post of 9.50) Available from late may to late august. Plant - £2.00
COTTON LAVENDER Santolina chaemaecyparissus P E 45cm. Golden yellow button-like flowers and silver-grey fragrant foliage, useful in insect repellent sachets. Plant - £3.90
CURRY PLANT Heichrysum italicum P E 75cm. A striking yellow flowered 'evergreen' shrub forming dense silver foliage with a warm curry scent. Useful as a garnish for meat and vegetable dishes only. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £4.90
CURRY PLANT, DWARF Helichrysum italicum serotinum P E 45cm. A more dense dwarf variety with fine scent, colour and yellow-bronze flowers. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £4.90
HONEYSUCKLE, WILD (Lus na meala) Lonicera periclymenum 450cm. Climber. Subtle rose-pink, yellow and cream flowers with a honeyed scent. Pot-pourri herb. Medicinal Plant - £6.70
JASMINE , WHITE. Jasminum officinale 3000cm. Hardy in the south but half hardy in northern or upland gardens,this evergreen climber from central asia bears very sweet and seductively scented flowers in the evening and at night. These and the extracted oil are used in perfumes, teas and flavourings. Plant - £8.50
LAVENDER, DWARF WHITE Lavandula nana alba P E 20cm. A small variety but with profuse white flowers. Plant - £3.90
LAVENDER, FRENCH Lavandula stoechas  PE 40cm. Unusually shaped aromatic flowers from spring to early summer with distinctly scented foliage.This is the wild species which is a wee bit smaller but hardier than the hybrids and more aromatic . Plant - £3.90
LAVENDER, FRINGED Lavandula dentata HHPE  40cm. A very aromatic leaved species from southern Spain , so grow as a half hardy in conservatory/porch or sunny window. The large blue flowers appear in late winter/ early spring providing us with a stimulating reminder of the seasonal aromatic delights to follow. Plant - £3.90
LAVENDER, HIDCOTE BLUE Lavandula angustifolia Hidcote P E 60cm. Deep purple-blue flowers. Makes a good dwarf hedge.The hardiest lavender we grow and able to withstand severe weather. Small Plant - £2.00
Large Plant - £3.90
LAVENDER, LODDON PINK Lavandula angustifolia P E 50cm. Delicate pink flowers. Plant amongst blue flowered varieties for contrast. Small Plant - £2.00
Large Plant - £3.90
LAVENDER, OLD ENGLISH (Lus-na-tuise) Lavandula angustifolia P E 90cm. Traditional cottage garden variety with light sky blue flowers. Use them fresh or dried in tisanes, baths, pot-pourri or linen-bags. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £4.90
MILKWEED, PINK Asclepias speciosa 30cm. Very aromatic prolific pink flowers in late summer that attract numerous bees and butterflies .The roots run around the garden a wee bit. Plant - £3.90
MINT, BASIL Mentha citrata varia   50cm. Basil-like exotic aroma and attractive mauve flowers providing nectar for beneficial insects like hoverflies . Plant - £2.00
MINT, CORSICAN Mentha requienii 1cm. Minute leaves bearing a strong peppermint scent, with tiny blue flowers.Grows well in the shade of paving stones, can be container grown outside in semi shade. Plant - £3.00
MINT, EAU-DE-COLOGNE Mentha x piperita varia P RR 60cm. Rounded green and purple-bronze foliage with an exotic uplifting aroma. Plant - £2.00
MINT, LAVENDER Mentha x gracilis P RR 45cm. Soft grey-green foliage with rich lavender-like fragrance and whorls of lilac flowers in late summer. Plant - £2.00
MINT, LEMON Mentha x piperita citrata 40cm. Distinct lush lemon/citrus aromatic foliage. Plant - £2.00
ORRIS Iris florentina 45cm. White flowers tinged with orange and mauve. The rhizome produces a violet-scented powder used in pot-pourri and cosmetics. Plant - £3.90
PATCHOULI Pogostemon patchouli / cablin T P 90cm. A subshrub from southern India bearing violet white flowers and exotically scented leaves. These produce an antiseptic oil with a warm long lasting heady aroma, that stimulates and sedates the nervous system. Grow indoors all year round. Plant - £10.50
PELARGONIUM, Lemon scent.. Pelargonium crispum HHP  30cm. Lemon scented crimped leaves, mauve flowers Plant - £3.90
PELARGONIUM, Lemon Variegated Pelargonium crispum variegatum HHP  30cm. Crinkle-cream edged lemon scented foliage. Plant - £3.90
PELARGONIUM, Attar of Roses Pelargonium graveolens HHP  30cm. Lovely rose scent. Pink flowers. Plant - £3.90
PELARGONIUM, Balsam scent Pelargonium quercifolium HHP  30cm. Oak leaf type. Rich rose-balsam scent. Plant - £3.90
PELARGONIUM, Peppermint Scent Pelargonium tomentosum HHP  30cm. Peppermint scented, large downy leaves, white flowers Plant - £3.90
PELARGONIUM, Prince of Orange Pelargonium citratus HHP  30cm. Strong citrus scent and pink flowers. Plant - £3.90
PELARGONIUM, Spicy scent Pelargonium fragrans HHP  30cm. Spicy scent. White Flowers Plant - £3.90
ROSA MUNDI Rosa gallica versicolour 90cm. A small shrub rose, suitable for the informal garden. Large and numerous semi-double aromatic crimson flowers, striped and splashed with pink and white. Plant - £8.50
ROSE, APOTHECARIES Rosa gallica officinalis 75cm. One of the oldest cultivated roses, bearing semi-double crimson-pink velvety flowers, richly scented. Adds a pleasant odour to any preparation, or for rose-water, rose cold cream, pot-pourri. Plant - £6.70
SAGE, SCARLET PINEAPPLE Salvia elegans HHP  60cm. Strong pineapple scented leaves excellent for pot-pourri. Plant - £3.90
SALVIA NUBICOLA Salvia nubicola 30cm. Our seed stock was gathered from pinewoods near to the source of the River Ganges. This handsome hardy herbaceous perennial has scented foliage and yellow/maroon flowers that exude an aromatic oil in late summer. It is happy in either a sunny situation or partial shade. Plant - £3.90
SOUTHERNWOOD/LAD'S LOVE/AIPPLE RINGIE. (Meath chaltuinn) Artemisia arbrotanum 90cm. Fragrant cottage garden favourite. Strong fruity scent and flavour. Use sparingly in cakes or salads, in pot-pourri or linen bags. Plant - £4.90
THYME, AZORICUS Thymus caespititius P E 5cm. Cushions of spiky leaves richly scented of orange-pine.Mauve flowers. Plant - £2.00
THYME, LEMON CARAWAY Thymus herba-barona citrodara P E 8cm. Arching and creeping variety with mauve flowers and foliage exotically flavoured and scented of lemon and caraway. Plant - £2.00
THYME, PINK CHINTZ Thymus serphyllum P E 5cm. Creeping variety with masses of fresh pink flowers. Plant - £2.00
THYME, WHITE Thymus serphyllum albus P E 5cm. Bright white 'mats' of flowers. Interplant with mauve and pink varieties for contrast. Plant - £2.00
THYME, WILD/MOUNTAIN (Lus an righ) Thymus polytrichus brittanicus PE  5cm. Very hardy. 'Carpets' of mauve flowers that attract numerous bumble bees and aromatic foliage. Plant - £3.00
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