Rosemary Green Ginger Herb Plants
Green Ginger Rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Green Ginger'
Perennial. Ht up to 60cm. An aromatic, evergreen, perennial shrub. Ginger scented leaves, good upright, compact habit. Pale blue flowers in Spring. Suitable for a sheltered position in sun or partial shade. Ideal on light sandy or chalky soil. Ideal for tubs and pots. Great culinary flavour with meat, fish, eggs, cheese, jams, jellies, biscuits and fruit salad. Good digestive properties.
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Mint Ginger Herb Plants
Mentha x gracilis Variegata
Perennial. Ht 45cm. Forming an extensive mass of erect stems with ovate and lance shapes, slightly wrinkled gold/green variegated leaves and producing whorls of pink purple flowers in Summer. Valued for its antiseptic properties, it also aids digestion and can be used for culinary purposes.
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Mint Lime Herb Plants
Mentha x piperita Citrata Lime
Perennial. Ht 60cm. A hardy perennial with vigorous, upright, dark green leaves, purple flowers and a lime fragrance when rubbed and brushed against. The leaves may be used in summer drinks or with fruit salad. Plant in a rich, moist soil in sun or shade, good in pots or tubs.
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Thyme Herb Plants
Probably the widest selection of any of the herbs that we grow - we hope we haven't given you too many to choose from, but Thyme appeals to so many and there are so many lovely varieties. Although an evergreen, hardy perennial, this is yet another herb that doesnt like to stand with its feet getting wet, requiring a free draining, sunny site and benefiting from a trim after flowering to prevent it from becoming woody.
Thyme tends to grow either as a very flat, creeping form, as a rounded mound or in a more upright form which means theres one to suit most needs, can provide excellent ground cover and is very attractive in pots. Despite being a small leaved and generally low growing plant you really could spend a long time deciding which one is right for you! Many have variegated leaves, some are lemon scented and flowers range from white, through hues of pinks and purples to red.
Whilst most can be used in cooking, the Common and Broadleaved varieties tend to be the most popular for their strong, traditional taste where Thyme is essential, the lemony ones combine well with fish and I would steer clear of the Woolly one although its lovely in the garden.
Thyme Herb Plant Varieties List
Click here or on the photo above to list the Thyme Herb Plant varieties available from our nursery.