Herbs from Rosa to Symphytum

 
 

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ROSA (ANDREA MINIATURE ROSE) 
27240 3 to 4ft. 5 PINK FULL O, DF
Full, well formed flowers are deep pink with silvery white beneath. Andrea often repeats bloom here in the fall

ROSA (BABY AUSTIN MICRO MINI ROSE) 
272600 1 to 2ft. 5 PALE PINK O, DF
The flowers, leaves and perfect blossoms are tiny, but the bush is a nice size and will be covered with flowers. Often blooms again in the fall.

ROSA (BALLERINA ROSE) 
27270 5 to 8ft. 5 PALE PINK O, DF
The sprawling branches of Ballerina Rose like to peak out among other plants. It is a really cool rose to espalier.

ROSA (BEAUTY SECRET  MINIATURE ROSE) 
27280 3ft. 5 RED FULL O, DF
Tiny open red flowers make quite the display. Very rugged bush.

ROSA CINDERELLA MICRO MINI ROSE)
27310 2to3ft. 5 PALE PINK O, DF
The flowers, leaves and perfect blossoms are tiny, but the bush is a nice size and will be covered with flowers. Perfect for the tiniest arts and crafts.

ROSA (FIRE PRINCESS MINIATURE ROSE)
27350 3ft. 5 ORANGE FULL O, DF
stunning bush covered in deep fiery orange flowers. Leaves are a nice glossy greenish red.

ROSA (JUDY FISCHER MINIATURE ROSE)
27380 3ft. 5 PINK FULL O, DF
Full, well formed flowers are deep pink.

ROSA (MAGIC CARROUSEL MINIATURE ROSE)
27430 3ft. 5 RED & WHITE FULL O, DF
Dark green and maroon glossy foliage displays everblooming, miniature (1 1/2 in.), two-tone flowers. Perfect dried buds.

ROSA (MY VALENTINE MINIATURE ROSE)
27460 3ft. 5 RED FULL O, DF
Tiny perfectly formed red blooms on a fairly petite plant with tiny dark green glossy leaves.

ROSA (PETITE PINK ROSE)
27500 3ft. 5 PINK FULL O, DF
Even though it gets tall it also creeps along the ground making it a ground cover rose good for covering banks or walls. Blooms prolifically in spring.

ROSA (REDWOOD EMPIRE MINIATURE ROSE)
27540 3ft. 5 VARIOUS SHADES OF ORANGE FULL O, DF
Blooms go through different oranges as they age. Very prolific bloomer.

ROSA (RISE AND SHINE MINIATURE ROSE)
27570 3ft. 5 YELLOW FULL O, DF
Award winning rose. Perfect yellow roses. Very tough shrub.

ROSA (SEQUOIA RUBY MINIATURE ROSE)
27600 3ft. 5 RED FULL O, DF
Very aptly named. The bush is full of little ruby roses.

ROSA (SIERRA SUNRISE MINIATURE ROSE)
27610 3ft. 5 PINK WITH PALE YELLOW FULL O, DF
Beautiful bicolor rose. A must for anyone who loves two tone roses.

ROSA (TORCH OF LIBERTY MINIATURE ROSE)
27660 3ft. 5 PINK WITH PALE YELLOW FULL O, DF
Bright orange with white center. Great for drying for crafts.

ROSA (TWISTER MINIATURE ROSE)
27670 2ft. 5 BICOLOR PINK AND WHITE FULL O, DF
Incredibly splotched with pink and white. Looks like someone dropped a paint can on the flowers.

ROSA (WINDY CITY MINIATURE ROSE)
27710 4ft. 5 PINK FULL O, DF
One of the largest miniature rose bushes which makes it even more impressive when it is covered in deep pink flowers.

ROSA VIRIDIFLORA (GREEN ROSE)
27750 4ft. 5 GREEN FULL O, DF
The bracts are green on this rose and form a kind of crepe paper rose. Truly unique.

ROSMARINUS ANGUSTIFOLIUS (PINE SCENTED ROSEMARY) 
28000
3ft. 8 DARK BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
Though it may sound odd, some professional chefs prefer this variety in their kitchen.   

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS CV. (ARP ROSEMARY) 
28100 5ft. 6 PALE BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
This is the hardiest of all rosemarys. Its gray green leaves are filled with scent and flavor.

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS CV. (BLUE BOY ROSEMARY) 
28200 2ft. 8 PALE BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
This is the tiniest of all rosemarys. It slowly grows to two feet.

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS CV. (GOLDEN ROSEMARY) 
28300 3ft. 8 PALE BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
A very unusual plant that is golden in the spring and sometimes late fall. Green the rest of the year. Slow growing.

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (GORIZA ROSEMARY)
28350 3ft. 8 PALE BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
Nice thick leaves perfect for using fresh or dried.

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS CV. (MADALENE HILL)
28400 3ft. 6 PALE BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
This hardy rosemary has an attractive and strong growth habit. Greener than Arp.

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS CV. (PINK ROSEMARY)
28500 3ft. 8 PALE PINK FULL C, E, F, O, W 
Open growth habit with pink flowers and narrow leaves. Pretty in mixed border. 

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) 
28600 5ft. 8 BLUE FULL C, E, F, M, O, W 
A very popular seasoning with uses ranging from meats to teas to potpourris

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS CV. (SPICE ISLANDS ROSEMARY)
28750 5ft. 8 BLUE FULL C, E, F, M, O, W
Spice Islands Rosemary has very large leaves that make them especially useful in the kitchen. The flavor is excellent and the growth habit is upright. Large blue flowers are an added bonus.

ROSMARINUS OFF. LAVANDULACEOUS (TRAILING/SANTA BARBARA)
28700 2ft. 8 PALE BLUE FULL C, E, F, GC, O, W
A trailing form with rapidly spreading or hanging branches. Can spread to ten feet across and over time become up to five feet tall if it has something to grow against.

ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS ‘ALBIFLORUS’ (WHITE ROSEMARY) 
28800 4ft. 8 WHITE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
Traditional rosemary flavor with the added interest of white flowers on an upright bush.

RUDBECKIA HIRTA (BLACK EYED SUSAN)
29000 3ft. 3 YELLOW FULL B, O
From June through August the bright yellow ray florets can be cut for fresh arrangements and will last up to 10 days 

RUMEX ACETOSA (FRENCH SORREL) 
29100 2ft. 3 N/A FULL C 
The young, tangy leaves give a lemon lift to soups and salads in early spring.

RUTA GRAVEOLENS (RUE) 
29200 2ft. 5 YELLOW FULL B, E, F, M, O 
Aromatic, blue-green, fern like foliage and interesting seed pods are useful in dried arrangements.

SALVIA APIANA (WHITE SAGE, BEE SAGE)
29300 4ft. 7 PALE LAVENDER  FULL E, F, M, O, W
An incense used by Native Americans. Also an attractive, very fragrant, large silver shrub. California native. 

SALVIA AUREA (24KT GOLD SAGE) 
29410 3ft. 8 GOLD FULL B, E, O 
Very rare. Sturdy shrub with small leaves and incredibly colored flowers.

SALVIA BRANDEGII (BLACK ISLAND SAGE) 
29425 3ft. 8 PALE BLUE FULL B, E, O 
Attractive pebbled foliage with pom-pom like flowers that start blooming in winter and continue until the first of summer.

SALVIA BUCHANNII (VELVET SAGE) 
29450 2ft. 9 MAGENTA FULL  E, HB, O 
Oval glossy very dark green leaves that are highlight with a deep red. Brilliant colored fuzzy flowers bloom in sequence.

SALVIA CANARIENSIS (CANARY ISLAND SAGE)
29451 3ft. 7 PINK FULL E, O, W
Imposing shrub with long soft sea green leaves. A true eye-catcher.

SALVIA CHAMAEDRYOIDES (MEXICAN BLUE SAGE)
29600 2ft. 7 BLUE FULL E, O 
3/4 inch oval leaves form a blue gray mound decorated with electric blue flowers in spring and fall.

SALVIA CLEVELANDII (CLEVELAND SAGE, BLUE SAGE)
29700 5ft. 8 BLUE FULL B, C, DF E, F, HB, O, W
A sweet cinnamon scent and pale blue flowers make this plant easy to enjoy. Deep purple flower bracts form pompom shapes after the flowers fall. These flower bracts are attractive, highly fragrant additions to dried arrangements. A California native.

SALVIA DISCOLOR (ANDEAN SILVER-LEAF)
29800 2ft. 8 BLACK FS/PS HB, O 
Oval, 2 in. leaves are gray-green on top, silver beneath. Nearly black flowers. 

SALVIA DOLOMITICA (SOUTH AFRICAN SAGE)
29900 2ft. 8 PINK/WHITE FS E, F, O, W
Pleasantly scented with beautiful dense clusters of springtime flowers. 

SALVIA ELEGANS (PINEAPPLE SAGE) 
30000 3ft. 8 RED FS/PS B, HB, F, H, O
3 in. bright green, lance-shaped leaves. Flowers bloom in fall and attract hummingbirds. Its wonderful pineapple fragrance disappears when put to any culinary test. Pineapple Sage dies back to the ground in Zone 7, but does return in the spring. 

SALVIA FARINACEA X LONGISPICATA (INDIGO SPIRES) 
30100 2ft. 8 PURPLE FS/PS B, DF, E, O
Strikingly beautiful flower heads up to 2 ft. long hold richly colored deep blue flowers over a long season. When dried the flower bracts and stem retain their color. Indigo Spires dies back to the ground in Zone 7, but does return in the spring. 

SALVIA FRUTICOSA (GREEK SAGE) 
30200 3ft. 8 LAVENDER FS/PS C, E, F, W 
May be used as a substitute for Sage in cooking. 1 in. oval, wavy leaves are lightly felted, evergreen and suitable for the landscape. 

SALVIA GRAHAMMII X S. MICROPHYLLA CV. (MARASCHINO CHERRY SALVIA)
30300 2ft. 6 RED FULL E, F, HB, O, W
Brilliant red flowers 3/4 in. across make this one of the largest greggii-like flowers. Hummingbird favorite. 

SALVIA GREGGII (BIG PINK TEXAS SAGE)
30387 2ft. 7 PINK FS/PS C, E, F, HB, O, W
Glossy foliage is fruit scented. Blooms spring and fall. Trim after each bloom for a tidy plant. 

SALVIA GREGGII (CALIFORNIA SUNSET SAGE)
30389 2ft. 7 PINK FS/PS C, E, F, HB, O, W
Amazing fuzzy peach colored blooms. Blooms spring and fall. Trim after each bloom for a tidy plant.

SALVIA GREGGII (DIANE TEXAS SAGE)
30391 2ft. 7 PINK/PURPLE FS/PS C, E, F, HB, O, W
Big bicolor flowers are a show stopper in the garden. Blooms spring and fall. Trim after each bloom for a tidy plant.

SALVIA GREGGII (SALMON TEXAS SAGE)
30393 2ft. 7 SALMON FS/PS C, E, F, HB, O, W
Easy to grow and so much color! Use these and all Salvia greggii flowers in salads and stir-fry. Blooms spring and fall. Trim after each bloom for a tidy plant.

SALVIA GREGGII (TERESA'S TEXAS SAGE)
30395 2ft. 7 WHITE FS/PS C, E, F, HB, O, W
Perfect for a white garden or to brighten reds. Flowers are white with a pink blush. Blooms spring and fall. Trim after each bloom for a tidy plant.

SALVIA GREGGII VARIEGATA (VARIEGATED AUTUMN SAGE)
30400 2ft. 7 RED FS/PS C, E, F, HB, O, W
This is a stunning bush with variegated green and white leaves topped but lipstick red flowers. Blooms spring and fall. Trim after each bloom for a tidy plant.

SALVIA GREGGII (WILD THING AUTUMN SAGE)
30490 2ft. 7 PINK FS/PS C, E, F, HB, O, W
Let it run wild and watch the pink magic happen. Blooms spring and fall. Trim after each bloom for a tidy plant.

SALVIA LEUCANTHA (ALL PURPLE MEXICAN SAGE)
30800 4ft. 8 PURPLE FULL DF, H, HB, O
Similar to Mexican Sage in growth habits, but the flower is purple instead of white.

SALVIA LEUCANTHA (MEXICAN SAGE)
30825 4ft. 8 PURPLE FULL DF, H, HB, O 
Lance shaped, gray-green leaves and white woolly stems are topped by long spikes of purple bracts and white fuzzy flowers. Mexican Bush Sage dies back to the ground in Zone 7, but returns in the spring.  

SALVIA MELLIFERA (BLACK SAGE)
30900 3ft. 8 LAVENDER FULL C, E, F, O 
A sprawling aromatic California seaside native that grows up to ten feet wide. Blooms in late winter.

SALVIA MELISSODORA (GRAPE SCENTED SAGE)
30885 8ft. 8 LIGHT PURPLE FULL C, F, HB, O, W
Resinous, gray-green foliage has a unique grape scent as do the light purple and white flowers. Makes an interesting tea. Can be shaped into a small patio tree. 

SALVIA MICROPHYLLA (BABY SALVIA)
31000 3ft. 8 RED FS  E, HB, O
Small oval leaves and black and white streaked stems offset abundant brilliant red edible flowers. 

SALVIA MICROPHYLLA (DENNIS PINK SALVIA)
31003 3ft. 8 PINK FS  E, HB, O
Large flowers are showy in spring and sometimes again in fall.

SALVIA MICROPHYLLA (HOT LIPS SALVIA)
31010 3ft. 8 RED/WHITE FS  E, HB, O
Bicolor flowers for the most part. Sometimes all red.

SALVIA MICROPHYLLA (SAN CARLOS SALVIA)
31010 3ft. 8 PINK FS  E, HB, O
Darker pink than some with nice large leaves and a tidy growth habit.

SALVIA MICROPHYLLA (WILD WATERMELON SAGE)
31010 3ft. 8 PINK FS  E, HB, O
Fruity scented foliage with large edible flowers. 

SALVIA OFFICINALIS CV. (BERGGARTEN SAGE)
31300 2ft. 5 BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
|Large round, fleshy and flavorful leaves. Use like Garden Sage. 

SALVIA OFFICINALIS CV. (DWARF SAGE) 
31500 1ft. 5 BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
Small, gray-green foliage and compact growth habit make this sage more adaptable to the urban garden. Use like Garden Sage. 

SALVIA OFFICINALIS (GARDEN SAGE) 
31600 3ft. 5 BLUE FULL C, E, F, M, W
The most used herb, from tea in China to sausage in America. Profuse spring bloom.

SALVIA OFFICINALIS CV. (GOLDEN SAGE)
31650 2ft. 5 BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
Brilliant, gold and lime green variegations are decorative in the garden or kitchen. Use like Garden Sage.  

SALVIA OFFICINALIS CV. (TRICOLOR SAGE) 
31700 2ft. 5 BLUE FULL C, E, F, O, W 
Attractive purple foliage with pink and white variegations. White margins tend to burn in hot sun and it loses its brightness in winter. Use like Garden Sage.

SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) 
31900 3ft. 4 WHITE FULL BIENNIAL C, F, M, O, W 
Large, oval, felted leaves are up to 6 in. long and fruit scented. Large branching spikes of white flowers are produced the second year. Sometimes the life of the
plant can be extended by cutting the flower stalks off before they set seed. 

SALVIA ULIGINOSA (BOG SAGE) 
32300 4ft. 7 SKY BLUE FULL B, H, O 
Blooms all year in frost free areas. Blue and White flowers are held high on long stems which should be cut mid summer to keep the plant neat and encourage blooms. A nice stand of Bog Sage is like a miniature stand of bamboo. Don’t over water. 

SANTOLINA CHAMAECYPARISSUS (GRAY SANTOLINA) 
32600 2ft. 6 YELLOW FULL DF, E, F, O, W
Used in knot gardens where it is pruned before flowering so the weight of the flowers won’t pull it out of shape. Silver gray, intensely fragrant foliage and bright yellow flowers are useful in potpourri.

SANTOLINA ROSMARINIFOLIUS (GREEN SANTOLINA) 
32300 2ft. 6 YELLOW FULL DF, E, F, O, W
Commonly used in borders and knot gardens where it must be pruned often to retain its shape. Dark green, fragrant foliage and pale yellow flower buttons can be used in potpourri. 

SATUREJA MONTANA (WINTER SAVORY) 
33000 1ft. 5 WHITE FULL C, H, M 
Perennial replacement for the annual summer savory. 

SATUREJA MONTANA ILLYRICA (CREEPING WINTER SAVORY) 
33100 6in. 5 WHITE FULL C, H, 
Attractive low growing mat forming culinary herb. Same flavor as Winter Savory.

SATUREJA THYMBRA (PINK SAVORY, BARREL SWEETENER) 
33200 1ft. 7 PINK FULL C, O
Sweet savory flavor accompanied by small pink flowers throughout summer. 

STACHYS S. BYZANTINA (LAMB’S EAR, WOOLLY BETONY)
34000 1ft. 4 LAVENDER FULL DF, H, O
Large, gray leaves are covered with white wool as are the 2 ft. flower spikes.

STEVIA REDBAUDIANA (STEVIA, SWEET HERB OF PARAGUAY)
34050 1ft. 10 WHITE FULL C
Tastes just like sugar, only much much sweeter. Best used dried and
powdered or steeped in liquid. Grow as an annual.

SYMPHYTUM X UPLANDICUM (RUSSIAN COMFREY)
34100 3ft. 4 BLUE/PURPLE FS/PS M
Traditional medicinal herb. Beautiful in the garden.

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