It is the national flower of Indonesia and the Philippines, and is a symbol of purity, beauty, and eternal love. People wear corsages or crowns made with flowers strung together, and wear perfumes made from the distilled oil.
Ht. 20-25cm/8-10in. It forms dense masses of gold-flecked leaves that tumble out beautifully over the edges of planters and hanging baskets. Apparently named after the Zambesi River of Africa, this new lemon thyme from Germany is a low spreader that looks...
Ht. 75cm/30”. Has huge fragrant flowers, up to 18cm/7” across, with striking upcurved clear pink petals. Outstanding variety developed from a single remarkable plant discovered in Europe in the garden of the son of echinacea breeder, Magnus Nilsson.
Prices start at : 8.75 USD / Plants Apr-June Shipment / ea
Alpha acid 12-14%. It has a cluster cone structure that is heavy, tight and moderately long. The lupulin is high and of a good yellow-orange colour. Nugget is a superior variety for picking, drying and baling.
Prices start at : 26.00 USD / Herb Garden 6 plants / ea
Tip: slit meats and stuff with oregano, mint and thyme before grilling. Try Lemon Thyme, Tarragon and Bronze Fennel on fish or Lemon Thyme on chicken and pork. Fire up the barbeque for summer entertaining magic with these grilling herbs! Make rosemary...
Medicinally, the leaves and other parts of the plant are used for constipation, colic and diarrhea. Anyone who has had the good fortune to savour -- thin pancakes with a spicy curryleaf-drenched filling -- will know how wonderful this herb is.
The blue flowers are attractive to certain species of butterfly, and once it begins blooming in the summer deadheading will extend the flowering throughout the season. Silver speedwell has silver white foliage and bears deep blue flowers on dramatic,...
Climbing vine with white flowers. Once thought to be exterminated by the Spaniards in their zeal to exorcise “demonic” practices, the plant and the rituals were found preserved in the mountains among the Mazatec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico.
A hybrid vine that continues to produce beautiful intricate white, pink and purple flowers all year round! Not to be confused with American Passionflower, which is used medicinally, this variety is strictly valued in the perfume industry for its delightful...
(Eleuthero ginseng; Ci wu jia) Species used by Russian cosmonauts and athletes to improve endurance. Germination takes 1-2 years. Possesses powerful tonic and restorative properties and was found to relieve the effects of mental and physical stress.
Botanical Name: Eleutherococcus senticosus
Ease of Germination: Difficult/Special Treatment Required
A straggly, slow growing shrub of dry, rocky areas of the Mediterranean and North Africa. The buds are pickled in strongly salted wine vinegar to develop their characteristic aromatic pungent flavour used to such advantage in French mayonnaise-based sauces,...
Easy to grow in any pot or decorative container. Its musk-scented leaves are excellent in potpourris, adding an exotic, mysterious note to the mix. (Nutmeg bush) Small aromatic South African bush with showy plumes of whitish flowers.
The latex is applied to decaying teeth and infected wounds. The root sap has cardiac glycosides that work like digitalis. The roots or bark are used to treat venereal disease, skin diseases, and to kill lice and other skin parasites.
Water the pots and place them in a partially sunny location. Plants are available individually. Upon opening the box you may notice that some of the plants appear wilted. When they arrive at your door, they're ready for your garden.
Excessive doses can cause severe depression. In larger doses it acts as a nerve depressant, and is useful for asthma and whooping cough. (Indian tobacco) In small doses lobelia acts as a stimulant, especially on the respiratory system.
Not considered suitable for commercial oil production. (Dutch lavender; Lavandin) Vigorous, long-stemmed variety in cultivation since the 1950s and still widely grown for fresh bouquets, lavender wands, and potpourri.