Autumn Garden Market 2019 • Herbs

Herb Sort descending Type Cultivar Description SMSF Zone
prolific, green, ferny leaves Cilantro Cilantro Calypso

Invaluable herb for culinary use and an essential of Mexican, Indian, Asian, and many other cuisines.

Prolific, and slow to bolt for longer, higher yield. Grows well in containers as well as in the garden.

Harvest leaves once plants are established and before flowering begins.… more

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Lemon verbena plant showing bright green pointed leaves Lemon Verbena Lemon Verbena

Lemon verbena is a woody shrub with leaves that emit a sweet, lemony scent. The leaves can be used to flavor teas and iced drinks. Small clusters of whitish or lilac flowers bloom in the summer.

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small oval, opposite, intricately veined, gray—green leaves, on square stems with periwinkle colored flowers Catmint Catmint Walker's Low

Compact catmint with felty, gray leaves. Fragrant, dark periwinkle blue flowers cover the shrub all summer and early fall. Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds; Deer and rabbit resistant, drought tolerant. Named the PPA… more

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lavender-blue tubular flowers spike up in fern shapes from the aromatic gray-green foliage. Russian Sage Russian Sage Little Spire

Compact variety. Light lavender-blue flowers bloom in July, and often last through September. Its silver-gray, deeply cut foliage and stiff stems attract bees and butterflies to the garden. Very drought tolerant once established.

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Basil 'Elidia' Basil genovese basil Elidia

A more compact habit makes this basil ideal for a container. Slower to bolt and resistant to the Fusarium wilt fungus.

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Asian basil 'Sweet Thai' Basil Asian basil Sweet Thai

Attractive potted herb or edible bedding plant, this basil is a flavorful garnish for Thai dishes.

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A slender bunch of cut chive leaves, tied with twine Chives common chives Fine Leaf

A fine-leaf chive variety for fresh use whenever a mild savory onion flavor is desired. An essential culinary herb to have in the garden.

Purple globe-shaped blooms are used as an edible garnish. Pull the florets apart and sprinkle on salads, dips, sauces, soups, stir-… more

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Green plant with multiple glossy flat leaves on long stems Parsley flat-leaf parsley Peione

Improved Giant of Italy-type parsley with larger and darker green leaves with sweeter flavor. High leaf mass on thick, upright stems for easier harvest.

Biennial. If planted in well-drained location, can be overwintered to produce again the next spring.

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Profuse dark-green tops of curly parsley Parsley curly-leaf parsley Darki

Very dark green curly parsley for garnishes, salads and cooking. Harvest outer leaves to allow heart of the plant to produce more leaves.

Biennial. If planted in well-drained location, can be overwintered to produce again the next spring.

Grows well in containers.

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