2018 Spring Flower Fair Herbs

Please know that while there is a large volume of plant material we can not guarantee that things will not sell out.

BASIL, AROMA
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 20” – 24”, full sun
Similar to Genovese basil, but with more resistance to fusarium wilt.  Slower to bolt so requires less deadheading.  Use in salads, vegetable dishes, pesto and Italian sauces.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, CARDINAL
Ocimum basilicum 'Cardinal'
Annual, 12”, full sun
Very showy with a tight cluster of red flowers atop fragrant stems and leaves.  The leaves are sweet with a hint of licorice.  Use in salads, vegetable dishes, pesto and Italian sauces.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, CINNAMON
Ocimum gratissimum
Annual, 24”, full sun
From Mexico.  Similar to sweet basil with a distinctive cinnamon taste and scent.  Purple-red stalks, pinkish flowers and glossy dark green leaves.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, DOLLY
Ocimum basilicum 'Dolly'
Annual, 14”, full sun
In a trial, Dolly produced 15% more fresh herb than the next most productive variety, and 50% more than standard Genovese varieties. Very uniform, large leaved and fast growing. Has improved tolerance against low temperatures. Fusarium Wilt resistant.  Leaf color is a little lighter than other varieties.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, ELEONORA
Ocimum basilicum 'Eleonora'
Annual,  18”, full sun
Genovese type basil.  Upright plants with more elongated stems for better airflow to resist downy mildew.  Medium green, big, lightly serrated leaves.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, FINISSIMO VERDE A PALLA
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 10”, full sun
A bush basil, it forms a globe shape.  Great in containers.  Leaves are very small, thin, and strongly scented.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, FREDDY
Ocimum basilicum 'Freddy'
Annual, 21”, full sun
The first purple leaf basil of the Genovese type. The same aroma and flavor as green Genovese basil.  Flowers mid-season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, GENOVESE
Ocimum basilicum ‘Genovese’
Annual, 18” – 24”, full sun
Heirloom.  Intensely scented, used in pesto, leaves can be frozen for use in winter.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, HOLY
Ocimum sanctum
Annual, 8” – 12”, full sun
Grown in houses, gardens and near temples all over India.  Clove-scented leaves are used in salads and other cold dishes.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, ITALIANO CLASSICO
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 18” – 24”, full sun
Also known as basilico genovese. Leaves are of average size, very shiny, heavily ribbed and pointed. The heavy yields of fragrant foliage are truly classical Italian.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, LARGE LEAF ITALIAN
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 24” – 30”, full sun
Large plant with medium-dark green leaves up to 4" long. Compared to Genovese, the scent and taste are sweeter.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, LEMON
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 10” – 16”, full sun
Intense lemon fragrance, ideal for tea and potpourri, flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, LIME
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 12”, full sun
Citrusy flavor and scent.  Used in pesto, fish, salads, vinegars and desserts.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, NAPOLETANO
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 14” – 16”, full sun
Spicy, traditional basil flavor. Leaves are up to 4" long and tend to be lighter in color than other pesto types.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, NUFAR
Ocimum basilicum 'Nufar'
Annual, 24” – 30”, full sun
Has large flavorful leaves and is a fusarium wilt resistant variety of sweet basil. The flavor is very similar to that of Genovese Basil - a slight anise/licorice peppery, minty flavor. This plant has a large yield due to its large leaves and it's ability to grow impressively tall.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, PERSIAN
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 18” – 24”, full sun
Known as Reyhan in southwestern Asia, used in Iranian (Persian) cooking.  Tastes like a cross between Thai basil and lemon basil.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, PESTO PERPETUO
Ocimum basilicum citriodorum
Annual, 48”, full sun
Columnar plant with variegated leaves.  Non-flowering.  Flavor similar to Genovese basil.  More drought tolerant and cold tolerant than most basils.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, PROFUMO 
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 12’ – 18”, full sun
Compact Genovese-type basil.  Has a true, clean flavor and spirited aroma.  Mounding plants are dense with brilliant green oval leaves for many harvests throughout the season. Exhibits notable disease resistance.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, PURPLE RUFFLES
Ocimum basilicum ‘Purple Ruffles’
Annual, 15”, full sun
Large heavily ruffled and fringed dark purple leaves and pinkish-purple flowers, adds color to salads and herbal vinegars.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, RED RUBIN
Ocimum basilicum ‘Red Rubin’
Annual 12”, full sun
Dark purple red leaves with an intense spicy flavor.  Excellent in containers, as an accent plant or as an edging.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching. 

BASIL, SIAM QUEEN THAI
Ocimum basilicum ‘Siam Queen’
Annual, 2 ½’ – 3’, full sun
Spicy anise-licorice aroma and flavor.  Use in Thai green curries and Vietnamese noodle soups, AAS winner 1997, flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, SPICY GLOBE
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 8” – 14”, full sun
Forms round bush with small, thin leaves, ideal for containers or as borders in the garden.  Add it fresh to salads and pasta dishes.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, SWEET
Ocimum basilicum
Annual, 12” – 18”, full sun
Prized for pesto.  Also used with tomatoes and mild-flavored vegetables such as squash.  Excellent with meats like veal and lamb.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BASIL, SWEET THAI
Ocimum basilicum ‘Sweet Thai’
Annual, 12” – 18”, full sun
A stronger, spicy flavor, similar to cloves.  Used in  Thai and Vietnamese cuisine.  Flowers all season, pinch to encourage branching.

BAY LAUREL
Laurus nobilis
Perennial, tree, full sun
Not hardy in NJ.  Source of bay leaves used in cooking.  Remove leaves before serving.  Pick the largest leaves and dry them, then store in a cool, dry place that gets no light.

BORAGE
Borago officinalis   
Annual, 18” – 24”, full sun
Attracts bees and other beneficials.  Light blue flowers.  Good companion plant for tomatoes and squash.  Flowers and leaves used in teas and salads, and can be frozen into ice cubes for later use.

CARAWAY
Carum carvi
Biennial, 24”, full sun to partial shade
Produces seeds the second year of growth.  Harvest seed when seed heads turn brown before they burst and continue drying indoors.  Does not like to grow near fennel, but makes a good companion for peas.  Seed is used in rye breads, cheese, and German sauerkraut.  Leaves are used in soups and salads.

CATMINT, WALKERS LOW
Nepeta x faassenii 'Walkers Low'
Perennial, 18” – 24”, full sun to partial shade
Fragrant leaves and spikes of bright blue flower clusters adorn this durable, underused plant. Summer blooming. Catmint is easy to grow.  Leaves can be used in tea.  Cats love this plant.  A robust variety with dark lavender-blue flowers and aromatic grey-green foliage.

CATNIP
Nepeta cataria
Perennial, 2’ – 3’, full sun to partial shade
Tolerates dry conditions.  Used to make a soothing tea for people.  Leaves, either fresh or dried, induces euphoria in cats.

CHIVES, COMMON
Allium schoenoprasum
Perennial, 10” – 16”, full sun
Attracts beneficial insects.  Purple flowers can be used in salads for color and flavor

CHIVES, GARLIC ‘GEISHA’
Allium tuberosum
Perennial, 12” – 15”, full sun to partial shade Flat leaved, taste is combination of garlic and chives. Showy white flowers.  Also known as “Chinese Leek”.

CILANTRO
Coriandrum sativum
Annual, 12” – 36”, full sun
Used in Mexican and Asian cooking. Cilantro is easy to grow in a well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight. Avoid overwatering.  This is a cool season plant growing in spring and fall.  Will bolt (go to seed) in the summer heat.

CILANTRO, CALYPSO
Coriandrum sativum
Annual, 12” – 18”, full sun
Slowest to bolt.  3 weeks slower than Santo cilantro.  Used in Mexican and Asian cooking.  Easy to grow in a well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight.  Avoid overwatering.  This is a cool season plant growing in the spring and fall.  Will (go to seed) in the summer heat.

CORIANDER
See Cilantro.

CUMIN
Cuminum cyminum
Annual, 8” – 12”, full sun
Cumin seeds, whole or ground, are used in many international cuisines, especially Mexican & Indian dishes. Its flavor is similar to Caraway, but hotter. It's also the standard ingredient in commercial curry powder. Cumin is used in soups, cheeses, bread and other baked goods. The leaves of the cumin plant work well in salad mixes.

CUMIN, BLACK
Nigella sativa
Annual, 12” – 18”, full sun
Popular in North African, Middle Eastern, Indian and Mexican cuisine.  Revered as an herbal medicine.  White flowers.

DILL, FERNLEAF
Anethum graveolens
Annual, 18”, full sun,
Attracts beneficial insects.  Dwarf variety, grows well in containers, AAS winner 1992

ECHINACEA
Echinacea purpurea
Perennial, 24” – 36”, full sun
Attractive ornamental with purple daisy-like flowers in July and August.  Seeds are beloved by goldfinches.  Leave the seedheads on in the fall to attract them.  Traditional medicinal herb.

EPAZOTE
Chenopodium ambrosoides
Annual, 2’- 4’, full sun
Highly esteemed in Mexico and Guatemala for seasoning corn, black beans, mushrooms, fish and shellfish.

FENNEL, BRONZE
Foeniculum vulgare dulce
Perennial, 3’ – 4’, full sun to partial shade
Host plant for the swallowtail butterfly.  Lacy foliage with a bronze cast.  Does not form an edible bulb.  Use as a garnish or add to salads.

HYSSOP
Hyssopus officinalis
Perennial, 1' – 2', full sun to partial shade
Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.  Spikes of blue flowers.  Refreshing aromatic scent.  Leaves used in salads, game meats, soups and stews.  Essential oil used in perfumes.

LAVENDER, ANOUK
Lavandula stoechas ‘Anouk’
Perennial, 10” – 14”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Hardier than other Spanish lavenders.  Silvery foliage, Dark purple flowers with purple florets.  Reblooms all summer.  Small enough for containers.

LAVENDER, ANOUK DEEP ROSE
Lavandula stoechas ‘Deep Rose’
Perennial, 14” – 16”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Reblooming Spanish lavender has deep rose flags on lavender-rose flowers . It is outstanding in containers and landscapes and also has high resistance to foliar disease.

LAVENDER, ANOUK SILVER
Lavandula stoechas ‘Silver Anouk’
Perennial, 10” – 14”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Not hardy in NJ.  Silvery foliage, Dark purple flowers with purple florets.   Small enough for containers.

LAVENDER, EDELWEISS
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Edelweiss’
Perennial, 18” – 24”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
White-flowering lavender, light pink in bud.  High in essential oils. Ideal for a hedge.  Attractive to bees and butterflies. 

LAVENDER, ELLAGANCE PINK
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Pink’
Perennial, 18”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Large flower spikes of pale pink.  Its compact foliage and dwarf habit makes it suitable for borders or patio corners.

LAVENDER, ELLAGANCE SNOW
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow’
Perennial, 18”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
New cultivar with large, dense spikes of white blooms. This would look nice paired with a dark flowering lavender. Very fragrant. 

LAVENDER, GOODWIN CREEK
Lavandula  hybrid ‘Goodwin Creek’
Perennial, 24’ – 36”, full sun, drought tolerant
Not hardy in NJ.  One of the most ornamental cultivars.  Use in potpourri, sachets, flower arrangements.  Does well indoors.  Dark purple flowers.

LAVENDER, GREY FRENCH
Lavandula dentate
Annual, 36”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Light purple flowers.  Fuzzy scalloped leaves.  Not usually used as a culinary lavender. 

LAVENDER, GROSSO
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’
Perennial, 30”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Very fragrant, hardy, all-purpose plant. It produces fat, aromatic, dark violet flowers on long stems. Its foliage is dense and silver in color. 

LAVENDER, MINI BLUE
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Mini Blue’
Perennial, 10” – 12”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Blue flowers.  Outstanding for planting near walkways, decks and patios where scent can be enjoyed. Excellent cut flowers for fresh or dried arrangements

LAVENDER, MUNSTEAD
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’
Perennial, 12” – 18”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Flowers lavender-blue, bluer and earlier than most.

LAVENDER, OTTO QUAST
Lavandula stoechas 'Otto Quast'
Perennial, 20” – 28”, full sun, drought tolerant
Not hardy in NJ.  Rich royal purple flowers with light purple bracts at the top on spikes above gray-green foliage.  One of the showiest lavenders in the garden, it doesn't have the same fragrance as other lavender varieties. The fragrance smells like a cross between a lavender and rosemary.

LAVENDER, PHENOMENAL
Lavendula x intermedia 'Phenomenal'
Perennial, 24” – 36”, full sun
One of the hardiest lavenders seen throughout Europe and the United States, 'Phenomenal' has exceptional winter survival, as it does not have the winter die back that other varieties like Munstead and Hidcote commonly demonstrate.  Is resistant to common root and foliar diseases.  Most commonly popular for its silvery foliage and consistent growth with uniform mounding habit. Perfect for fresh and dried arrangements and oil uses.

LAVENDER, PLATINUM BLONDE
Lavnadula angustifolia ‘Momparler’ (PPAF)
Perennial, 16”- 24”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
 Broad green, variegated leaves and fragrant blue flowers. New growth tends to have the brightest foliage.  It is a compact variety making it perfect for a small space or container garden. 

LAVENDER, RUFFLES BOYSENBERRY
Lavandula stoechas ‘Boysenberry Ruffles’
Perennial, 20” – 23”, full sun
Not hardy in NJ.  Grown for the colorful ruffled blooms, early and repeat blooming and improved heat, humidity and drought tolerance. It produces fragrant light-green leaves forming a bushy, evergreen mound and unusual chubby, lilac-purple spikes waving petals from the top.

LAVENDER, TIARA
Lavandula stoechas ‘Tiara’
Perennial, 18”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
Not hardy in NJ.  Compact plants with deep blue flower heads topped with cream bracts.  Flowers are highly scented.  Good for drying.

LEMON VERBENA
Aloysia triphylla
Perennial, 5', full sun
Not hardy in NJ.  Dried leaves used to make a delicious lemon-lime tea.  Fresh or dried leaves used with fish, poultry, marinades, salad dressings, jams and puddings.  Excellent container plant.

LEMONGRASS, WEST INDIAN
Cymbopogon citrates
Annual, 4’, full sun
Commonly used in Thai and Vietnamese cooking. The lemon scented leaves can be dried and powdered or used fresh. They’re commonly used for tea in addition to cooking. The stem bases are used in curries. It goes well with poultry, beef and seafood.

LOVAGE
Levisticum officinale
Perennial, 5’, full sun to partial shade, tolerates dry conditions
Greenish yellow flowers, Leaves, stems and seeds taste like celery.  Used in soups and salads.

MARJORAM, GOLD TIP
Origanum vulgare ‘Gold Tip’
Annual, 16”, full sun
Dark green leaves with brilliant golden-yellow tips, lavender-pink flowers.  Used in soups, sauces, stuffings and stews.  Plant loses its variegation if grown in partial shade.

MARJORAM, SWEET
Origanum majorana
Annual, 12” – 24”, full sun
Sweeter and milder than oregano, used in soups, sauces, stuffings and stews.  Use plant tops to dye wool in shades of yellow, orange, brown and grey.

MARJORAM, ZA’ATAR
Origanum syriaca
Annual, 12” – 24”, full sun, tolerates dry conditions
A wild relative of Mediterranean oregano with flavor hints of thyme, sweet marjoram, and oregano.  Fuzzy green leaves add interest and texture to the garden.  Used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines.

MINT, BANANA
Mentha arvensis
Perennial, 12”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Chartreuse foliage.  Smells like bananas.

MINT, BERRIES & CREAM
Mentha ‘Berries and Cream’
Perennial, 18” – 24”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Dark green leaves with a fruity-mint flavour and scent. Produces spikes of light purple flowers in summer.

 MINT, CHOCOLATE
Mentha x piperita piperita
Perennial, 2’, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Smells like peppermint patties

MINT, EMERALD AND GOLD
Mentha spicata
Perennial, 12” – 24”, full sun to partial shade
Not hardy in NJ Nectar flower for small butterflies.  A low growing mint that produces striking green and yellow. The leaves can be used in sachets and potpourris.  Has flavor and scent similar to spearmint. Can be dried and used for tea.

MINT, HILARY’S SWEET LEMON
Mentha 'Hillary’s Sweet Lemon'
Perennial, 18” – 24”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Flavor combines spearmint and lemon.  Lavender flowers.

MINT, ORANGE
Mentha piperita ‘Citrata’
Perennial, 24”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flowers for small butterflies.  Intense orange fragrance.  Spicier and stronger than most mints. It is used in teas.

MINT, SPEARMINT
Mentha spicata
Perennial, 36”, full sun to partial shade
Best cooking mint.  Exellent with carrots, peas and potatoes, and for making mint sauces for roast lamb.

MINT, VARIEGATED PINEAPPLE
Mentha suaveolens ‘Variegata’
Perennial, 2’, full sun to partial shade
Decorative herb with sweet fruity scent

OREGANO, GREEK 
Origanum vulgare hirtum
Perennial, 1’, full sun
True oregano collected wild in the mountains of Greece.  White flowers, very hardy.  Excellent flavor.

OREGANO, HOT & SPICY
Origanum vulgare 'Hot & Spicy'
Perennial, 3', full sun
Intense strong flavor.  Tiny dark green leaves with white flowers.  Prune to encourage branching.

OREGANO, KENT BEAUTY
Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’
Perennial, 1’, full sun
Ornamental oregano, trailing branches with attractive pink or purple flower bracts.  Flowers can be dried and used in dried arrangements.

OREGANO, MEXICAN
Poliomintha longiflora
Perennial, 24” – 36”, full sun
Perennial in zones 8 -11, not hardy in NJ.  Not a true oregano, it is native to Mexico. The aromatic leaves have a sweetness in taste. Can grow in gardens or containers.  Dry leaves are ideal for tea. Whole branches are often placed over charcoal to give flavor to grilled foods. Throughout the season it occasionally produces tiny flowers. Does well when pruned.

PARSLEY, ITALIAN FLAT LEAF
Petroselinum crispum ‘Neapolitanum’
Biennial, 18”, full sun to partial shade
Host plant for butterflies.  Dark green, glossy leaves, strong flavor

PARSLEY, TITAN
Petroselinum crispum ‘Neapolitanum’
Biennial, 12” – 18”, full sun to partial shade
Host plant for butterflies.  This smaller flat leaf parsley has a stronger flavor than larger varieties - very clean, slightly peppery and sweet. Wonderful addition to fresh salads.

PARSLEY, TRIPLE MOSS
Petroselinum crispum
Biennial, 12”, full sun to partial shade
Host plant for butterflies.  Deeply cut, bright green leaves with excellent flavor. Flavor is extra rich. Adds true European character to soups and stews. 

ROSEMARY
Rosmarinus officinalis
Perennial, 5’, full sun
Not hardy in NJ Grow as an annual or bring indoors during the winter.  Used same as Arp.

ROSEMARY, ARP
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Arp’
Perennial, 5’, full sun
Perennial in zones 7-10, may survive in NJ with protection.  Foliage is gray-green with good flavor and aroma.  Flavor harmonizes with poultry, fish, lamb, beef, veal, pork, and game.  Enhances tomatoes, spinach, peas, mushrooms, squash, cheese, eggs, and lentils.  Complements the herbs chives, thyme, chervil, parsley, and bay in recipes.

ROSEMARY, BARBEQUE
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Barbeque'
Perennial, 4’ – 6’, full sun
Perennial in zones 8 -10, not hardy in NJ.  Exceptionally straight stems make good barbeque skewers.  Fast growing, upright shrub with profuse, clear blue flowers.

ROSEMARY, HILL HARDY
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Hill Hardy’
Perennial, 24”, full sun
Perennial in zones 7-10, may survive in NJ with protection.  Recognized as one of the most cold hardy Rosemary varieties.  Used same as Arp.

ROSEMARY, MADELINE HILL
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Madeline Hill’
Perennial, 18” – 24”, full sun
Perennial in zones 7-10, may survive in NJ with protection.  Intensely fragrant, rich green needle-like leaves, which are broader than 'Arp' cloak the robust, pale green upright stems.   Used same as Arp.

ROSEMARY, PROSTRATE
Rosemarinus officinalis ‘Prostratus’
Perennial, 3’, full sun to partial shade
Perennial in zones 8 -10, not hardy in NJ.  Low spreading, evergreen shrub or ground cover.  Its leaves are green, leathery and very aromatic.  Has pale blue flowers from early- to mid-summer.  Will trail over walls or edge of a raised bed.  Can be used in containers.

ROSEMARY, SPICE ISLAND
Rosemarinus officinalis 'Spice Islands'
Perennial, 3', full sun
Perennial in zones 8-11, not hardy in NJ.  Very flavorful rosemary.  Covered with dark blue flowers in late winter and early spring where perennial.

ROSEMARY, TUSCAN BLUE
Rosmarinus officinalis
Perennial, 6’, full sun
Perennial in zones 8-11, not hardy in NJ.  Foliage is gray-green with good flavor and aroma.  Flowers are dark blue.  Flavor harmonizes with poultry, fish, lamb, beef, veal, pork, and game.  Enhances tomatoes, spinach, peas, mushrooms, squash, cheese, eggs, and lentils.  Complements the herbs chives, thyme, chervil, parsley, and bay in recipes.

SAGE, BERGGARTEN
Salvia officinalis ‘Berggarten’
Perennial, 18”, full sun
Used like Garden Sage, has broader leaves which can be breaded and fried or used to wrap other foods and then cooked.

SAGE, COMMON
Salvia officinalis ‘Common’
Perennial, 24” – 30”, full sun
Has soft, oblong, silver-gray leaves.  In the summer it will have blue flowers which are edible. Common Sage is often used as a seasoning in stuffing and sausages.  Drought tolerant.

SAGE, DWARF
Salvia officinalis minum
Perennial, 8” – 12”, full sun
Similar to Common Sage, but with smaller leaves and more compact. In early spring it produces purple flowers.  It can be used in any recipe that calls for sage.  Perfect for planting in containers and as a border plant in gardens.

SAGE, HONEY MELON
Salvia elegans 'Honey Melon'
Annual, 2’ – 3’, full sun
Not hardy in NJ.  Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.  Has a stunning honeydew melon scent.  Brilliant red flowers.  Use for drinks, chicken, cheese and in jams and jellies.  Pinch to keep bushy.

SAGE, PINEAPPLE
Salvia elegans
Annual, 3’ – 4’, full sun
Not hardy in NJ.  Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.  Fabulous pineapple scent.  Brilliant red flowers.  Use for drinks, chicken, cheese and in jams and jellies.  Pinch to keep bushy.

SAGE, VARIEGATED PINEAPPLE
Salvia elegans
Annual, 3’ – 4’, full sun
Not hardy in NJ.  Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.  Fabulous pineapple scent.  Brilliant red flowers.  Use for drinks, chicken, cheese and in jams and jellies.  Pinch to keep bushy.

SOAPWORT
Saponaria officinalis
Perennial, 24”, full sun
 Lovely, round white flowers in summer.   A soap can be obtained by boiling the whole plant, especially the root, in water. It is a gentle, effective cleanser to be used on delicate fabrics that are usually in harm from synthetic soaps.

SORREL, RASPBERRY DRESSING
Rumex sanguineus ‘Raspberry Dressing’
Annual, 10” – 12”, full sun
Valued for its red-veined green leaves. An excellent ornamental and edible having the flavor of raspberry vinaigrette. Colorful addition to container plantings.

STEVIA
Stevia rebaudiana
Annual, 2’ – 3’, full sun,
Used as a sweetener.  Leaves may be used fresh or dried for later use.

STEVIA, SUGAR LOVE
Stevia rebaudiana 'Sugar Love'
Annual, 12” – 24”, full sun
Dark green leaves with a very uniform growth habit.  Does well outside during the summer but will need to be overwintered indoors in a sunny location in a cooler room.  Commonly used as a sugar substitute in food and drinks.

TARRAGON, FRENCH
Artemisia dracunculus
Perennial, 3’, full sun
Culinary herb to flavor vinegar, mayonnaise and butter.  Enhances fish, shellfish, pork, beef, lamb, game, poultry and numerous vegetables.  One of the French fines herbes.

THYME, ENGLISH
Thymus vulgaris
Perennial, 15”, full sun or partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  One of the fines herbes used in French cooking.  Also used in bouquet garni.  Small, evergreen, many-branched, aromatic shrub with gray-green leaves and white to pale purple flowers that bloom in summer.

THYME, FAUSTINOI
Thymus vulgaris 'faustinoi'
Perennial, 8”, full sun
Compact, upright growing sub-shrub. It makes an excellent ground cover.  It likes lots of sun and is drought tolerant.   It produces medium sized medium-pink flowers which attract butterflies. 

THYME, FRENCH
Thymus vulgaris
Perennial, 12”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  One of the fines heres used in French cooking.  Also used in bouquet garni.  In medieval France, thyme plants were thought to be a home for fairies, and gardeners set aside a little bed of thyme for them.

THYME, LEMON
Thymus x citriodorus
Perennial, 4” – 12”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Small, upright bush, strong lemon scent; used with fish or chicken, also in tea

THYME, LEMON VARIEGATED
Thymus x citriodorus
Perennial, 4” – 12”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Small, upright bush, strong lemon scent; used with fish or chicken, also in tea

THYME, MOTHER OF
Thymus thracicus
Perennial, 4”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Low mat-forming with either white or rose flowers in July.  Ideal choice for planting between walkway stones or bricks and used as a groundcover.

THYME, ORANGE
Thymus citriodorus ‘Orange’
Perennial, 6” – 12”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterfies.  A definite citrusy orange peel scent and flavor which is excellent with fish, roasted vegetables, stews and soups or in marmalades, chutneys, sweet dishes, and tea.  Pale mauve pink flowers.

THYME, SPICY ORANGE
Thymus x. Spicy Orange
Perennial, 4”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  The needlelike foliage is aromatic with a light orange scent and flavor. It has pink flowers in summer.  Ideal choice for planting between walkway stones or bricks and used as a groundcover.

THYME, SILVER EDGED
Thymus vulgaris argenteus
Perennial, 9” – 12”, full sun to partial shade
Nectar flower for small butterflies.  Mounding habit, silver-edged, gray-green leaves and lilac-purple flowers in summer. Nice in herb breads or marinades. Pretty as a ground cover or in the border garden.

VIETNAMESE CORIANDER
Polygonum odoratum
Annual, 18” – 24”, full sun
Relaxed mound of "knotted" stems and narrow pungent leaves used like cilantro for flavoring. Vietnamese coriander compliments many Asian and Vietnamese dishes well.