(Ironwort) Traditional tea consumed throughout Greece to treat the common cold. Sideritis species have proven anti-inflammatory properties; research into anti-arthritic and antimicrobial uses is ongoing.
Prices start at : 35.00 USD / Lemon Thyme Garden 12 plants / ea
Plant them as a border along pathways or in between stepping stones, or in an open patch where you like to sit and enjoy summer evenings. That research inspired us to put together this collection of our best low growing Lemon Thymes.
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.
Prices start at : 10.00 USD / Plants Apr-June Shipment / ea
A delicious high alpha variety with a spicy, lemon taste and slight hint of pine. It is a triploid cross between ´Smoothcone´ and ´53-5-61M´ developed by the Riwaka Hop Research Centre in New Zealand and released in 1994.
Until tender and bitter free. Blanched hearts are cut into sections and parboiled for 90 min. Start indoors two months before outdoor planting date. May be sauteed, or served heated, then chilled with oil and vinegar, or topped with a cream sauce and...
Very attractive fan-shaped foliage. (Maidenhair tree) An extremely hardy tree, resistant to pollution and disease. In the West, the male tree is preferred because the female produces a foul-smelling fruit.
Ease of Germination: Difficult/Special Treatment Required
The whole herb is used to treat fever, enteritis, and pains, such rheumatic pain and the pain of bone fractures. Has showy light pink flowers fading to white. Ht. 15-50cm/6-20”. In animal studies the extract of the herb was shown to reduce stomach acidity...
Famous for its gorgeous flavour: sweet and tangy, and fruity, with the heat building slowly and never getting unpleasant. (Friar's hat; Joker's hat) Originally from Barbados where they are known as "peri peri".
You can easily make an effective shampoo, skin rinse, or delicate fabric wash by steeping roots and leaves in hot water. Attractive pale pink flowers appear in dense clusters. (Bouncing bet) Native to eastern Europe, Soapwort is often found growing in...
Great for teas and punch, and for any dish calling for mint. The scent is not quite lemon, not quite orange -- or of any other citrus for that matter -- but it is definitely a wonderful melange of citrus.
Corsican mint is a low, carpet-forming mint with tiny leaves, almost moss-like in appearance, and soft to walk on. Where this mint is hardy, it is an inimitable ground cover, offering up a deliciously fresh scent with every step.
Often confused with O'Rourke, another variation on Celeste that was officially released by LSU. One of the best varieties for drying and for preserves. Fruits are bigger and more numerous than those of Celeste.