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Plants which can be used for culinary or medicinal purposes.

Pepper 'Cayenetta'

Common Name: Pepper Cayenetta
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

All American Selection Award winner 2012. Edible ornamental. Cascading Pepper. Mildly hot. Numerous bright 4” peppers ripen green to red. Very attractive in baskets, containers and kitchen gardens


Mentha piperita 'Peppermint'

Common Name: Peppermint
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: Groundcover
Description:

Herb used for flavoring teas and foods. Stronger in flavor than spearmint. Vigorous spreader.


Garden Notes: Plant in a way that it can be contained by itself. It will try to take over anything planted nearby and will keep spreading by its roots until it reaches a barrier.

Mentha spicata 'Spearmint'

Common Name: Spearmint
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: Groundcover
Description:

Herb used for flavoring teas and foods. Vigorous spreader. Use leaves fresh or dried.


Garden Notes: Plant in a way that it can be contained by itself. It will try to take over anything planted nearby and will keep spreading by its roots until it reaches a barrier.

Basil 'Dolce Fresco'

Common Name: Dolce Fresco Basil
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

All-American Selections Winner 2015.Stays bushy. Dense habit produces high leaf yields. Traditional sweet basil flavor.


Basil 'Crimson King'

Common Name: Crimson King Basil
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

Purple foliage. Attractive, cupped genovese- shaped leaves with spicy clove aroma. Nice for borders or containers.


Basil 'Purple Ruffles'

Common Name: Purple Ruffles Basil
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

AAS Ornamental with shiny, fragrant dark purple ruffled leaves and purple flowers


Allium sibiricum 'Gigantic Chives'

Common Name: Gigantic Chives
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Use as a substitute for onions in salads and other recipes. Blooms are a showy edible to use as a garnish.


Garden Notes: Chives are said to be a good companion plant for roses by encouraging blooming.

Thymus vulgaris

Common Name: Thyme
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Household herb, good for low edging on border.


Parsley

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Common Name: Dark Green Italian Parsley
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

A good plant for seasoning food in the kitchen. Can also be a host plant for butterflies.


Garden Notes: This variety of parsley seems to be a better selection for the kitchen herb garden. The butterflies seem to leave it alone more and lay their eggs on the Triple Curled variety instead. Plant some of both and enjoy the butterflies while eating your Italian food.

Basil 'Holy Red'

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Common Name: Holy Red Basil
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Rich aroma of sweet cloves and walnuts. Small pink flowers. Deep purple stems, slightly bronzed green foliage. Thai cooking.