Monday, January 3, 2011

New Herb Plants Arriving Soon

Culinary Herbs Will Be Arriving Soon. Hibiscus And More Will Offer Culinary Herbs As A Selection Of Plants That Can Be Utilized In The Landscape or Can Be Grown In Containers. The Herbs Will Be Available To Purchase February 2, 2011.

Lemon Thyme – Thymus x citriodorus

Lemon Thyme – Thymus x citriodorus Type: Perennial. Height: 12 inches. Spacing: 12 inches apart. Light Requirements: Full sun. Hardiness Zones: 4 – 10. Light purple flowers in summer. Wonderful Lemon scent when leaves are crushed or walked upon. Additional Uses: All leaves have a distinct lemon flavor that can be used in cooking. Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds to the garden. Click To Purchase.

Lemon Verbena – Aloysia triphylla

Lemon Verbena – Aloysia triphylla Type: Perennial to USDA zone 8, treat as an annual elsewhere. Height: To 4 feet. Spacing: 18-24” apart. Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. Additional Uses: The oil is used in perfumes; the leaves are used in flavoring teas and jellies. Click To Purchase.

Peppermint - Mentha piperita ‘Candy’

Peppermint - Mentha piperita ‘Candy’ Type: Perennial. Height: 24-36”. Spacing: 12-18” apart. Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. Candy Peppermint has a stronger flavor than the common Peppermint. Additional Uses: Leaves are used fresh in hot and iced teas, Butterfly Nectar and Larval Food Plant. Click To Purchase.

Prostrate Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis 'Madagascar'

Prostrate Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis 'Madagascar' Type: Perennial shrub or groundcover. Height: 12-18 inches. Spacing: 12 – 18 inches apart. Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. Additional Uses: The leaves are used in lamb and fish dishes, butterfly nectar plant, drought tolerant plant, and ground cover plant. The plant can be grown in containers and hanging baskets. Click To Purchase.

Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Salem’

Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Salem’ Type: Perennial upright shrub. Height: 3 - 4 feet. Spacing: 3-5 feet apart. Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. Salem Rosemary is more cold hardy than the other upright Rosemary’s. Additional Uses: The leaves are used in lamb and fish dishes, drought tolerant plant, and butterfly nectar plant. Click To Purchase.

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