Catalog pages for Plants Matricaria to Nepeta

 
 

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These seven pages represent concise information on all of our plants. To learn more about, or see a photo of, a specific herb or perennial, just click on the plant's name. Click here to view our entire list.

 
 

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ITEM # HEIGHT ZONE FLOWER SUN USES  
MATRICARIA CHAMOMILA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE)
15400 18in. ANNUAL WHITE\YELLOW FS/PS C, M, O 
The fresh or dried flowers of this herb have found their way into teacups worldwide. The very finely cut, feathery foliage also has a sweet apple fragrance.

MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) 
15500 3ft. 5 WHITE FS/PS C, F, H, M
A versatile, highly aromatic plant with heart shaped, pebbled, lemony foliage.

MENTHA ARVENSIS (BANANA MINT)
15650 1ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H
Heart shaped, light green, slightly fuzzy leaves emit an unusual fragrance that is reminiscent of banana. 

MENTHA CV. (MOROCCAN MINT) 
15800 2ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H 
Dark green, glossy leaves contain an ‘Eastern’ fragrance. 

MENTHA LONGIFOLIA (HABEK MINT) 
15900 2ft. 6 NA FS/PS B, C, F, H 
Needle-like gray foliage is spearmint flavored. One of the biblical mints. Unusual. 

MENTHA NILIACA (EGYPTIAN MINT)
16000 3ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H 
Large, fuzzy, apple scented foliage. Very sturdy stems.

MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT)
16100 2ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H, M 
Dark green, narrow, heart shaped leaves have intense flavor and fragrance. Also known as Candymint.

MENTHA PIPERITA CV. (VARIEGATED PEPPERMINT)
16110 2ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H, M 
Dark green and white splotched leaves are beautiful and fragrant.

MENTHA PIPERITA CITRATA CV. (LEMON BERGAMOT MINT)
16300 2ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H 
The quilted, fuzzy, lime green foliage has lemon mint flavor.

MENTHA PIPERITA CITRATA CV. (ORANGE MINT)
16500 2ft. 4 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H

Round, dark green, copper edged leaves are intensely scented with citrus. 

MENTHA PIPERITA CV. (CHOCOLATE MINT)
16700 2ft. 4 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H 

Dark green, pointed leaves have a peppermint patty scent. 

MENTHA PIPERITA CV. (LAVENDER MINT) 
16800 2ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H 

Its large, round, green leaves are scented with citrus and lavender.

MENTHA PULEGIUM (PENNYROYAL)
16900 1ft. 6 LAVENDER FS/PS B, F, H, GC

Small green creeping leaves are strongly scented with menthol. 

MENTHA REQUIENII (CORSICAN MINT)
17100 1ft. 6 LAVENDER FS/PS B, F, H, GC

Tiny green leaves are strongly scented.

MENTHA SPICATA CRISPA (CURLY MINT)
17300 2ft. 4 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H, O 

Bright green, quilted, wavy and pointed leaves make this a beautiful mint variety. High quality flavor and fragrance similar to spearmint add to its virtues.

MENTHA SPICATA CV. (KENTUCKY COLONEL MINT) 
17900 2ft. 5 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H

The traditional mint julep ingredient with large quilted leaves and fruity-spearmint flavor. A cross of Apple and Spearmint.

MENTHA SPICATA CV. (MACHO MINT) 
17350 2ft. 4 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H 

Cool and fruity. This spearmint is excellent for ice tea. This variety comes to us from Long Creek Herbs where it has been a favorite for decades.

MENTHA SPICATA CV. (SPEARMINT/MINT THE BEST) 
17400 2ft. 4 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H 

A popular variety with good spearmint flavor and vigorous growth. 

MENTHA SUAVEOLENS (APPLE MINT)
17700 2ft. 5 WHITE FS/PS B, C, F, H

Fuzzy leaves and stems have a sweet apple scent and flavor. 

MENTHA SUAVEOLENS VARIEGATA (PINEAPPLE MINT) 
17800 2ft. 6 WHITE FS/PS B, C, F, H, O 

1 in. oval variegated leaves have a pebbled finish and are slightly hairy. 

MIRABLIS LONGIFLORA (WHITE SHOOTING STARS)
18110 3ft. 7  WHITE FS H, O, W
This drought resistant four-o-clock has a profuse summer time bloom of 4 inch long tubular flowers. A night bloomer.

MONARDA DIDYMA CV. (CAMBRIDGE SCARLET BEE BALM) 
18100 3ft. 4 RED FS/PS B, C, F, H, HB, O

Large red pompom flowers. Pluck the red tubular flowers for an excellent garnish.

MONARDA DIDYMA CV. (ROSE SCENTED BEE BALM) 
18100 3ft. 4 PINK FS/PS B, C, F, H, O

Typical heart shaped bee balm leaf and pom-pom flower with a delightful rose scent.

MONARDA FISTULOSA ((LAVENDER BEE BALM) 
18400 3ft. 4 LAVENDER FS/PS B, C, F, H, HB, O

Large stately plants are a favorite of bees and beneficial insects. Dried leaves make a tasty minty tea.

MONARDA PUNCTATA (SPOTTED BEE BALM) 
18400 2ft. 6 Lilac FS/PS B, O

Large stately plants are a favorite of bees and beneficial insects. Dried leaves make a tasty minty tea.

MYRTUS COMMUNIS COMPACTA (DWARF MYRTLE) 
18700 4ft. 8 WHITE FS/PS C, E, F, O 

The small, dark green leaves, and star shaped flowers are both sweetly fragrant. Makes a fine formal hedge or topiary because it’s dense growth will take shearing. 

NASHIA INAGUENSIS (MOUJEAN TEA)
18800 2ft. 9 YELLOW FS/PS C, E, F, O 

Tiny, wrinkled, glossy leaves emit fruity fragrance. Adds a vanilla flavor to tea. 

NEPETA CATARIA (CATNIP)
18900 3ft. 4 WHITE FULL C, F, H, M 

This plant is incredibly interesting to cats and other feline, like Lion. Catnip also forms a good base for herb tea. Try adding Lemon Verbena, Chocolate Mint, Moujean Tea or Licorice Mint.

NEPETA GRANDIFLORA (GIANT CATMINT) 
19200 2ft. 4 PURPLE FULL B, E, F, O, W 

Dime-sized, quilted fragrant foliage forms a beautiful mound.
Blooms spring and summer, cut to ground to remove spindly growth. 

NEPETA SIBERICA (SIBERIAN CATMINT) 
19400 18in. 4 PURPLE FULL B, E, F, O, W

1 in. heart shaped gray green leaves with serrated edges are topped with many spikes of purple flowers. Blooms over a very long season, spring through frost.     

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