Scientific name USDA Zone Height X Width Description Common name Water Exposure Allium schoenoprasum 5 12" X 12" Evergreen. Mild onion flavor. Light Chives Med. Sun purple flowers in summer. Allium tuberosum 4 12" X 12" Evergreen. Dark green leaves with Garlic Chives Med. Sun mild garlic flavor. White flowers Aloysia triphylla 8 3' X 3' Deciduous shrub. Lemon-scented Lemon Verbena Med. Sun leaves used in teas or cooking. Anethum graveolens 30" X 20" Annual. Leaves and small stem used Dill Med. Sun in pickles and sauces. Artemisia dracunculus 3 2' X 2' Deciduous. Aromatic foliage used French Tarragon Med. Sun for seasoning sauces salads fish. Borago officinalis 3' X 3' Annual. Cucumber flavored leaves Borage Med. Sun used in salads. Self sows. Chamaemelum nobile 4 5" X 1' Evergreen. White flowers. Fragrant Chamomile Med. Sun-Part leaves used for tea. Coriandrum sativum 15" X 15" Annual. Leaves are Cilantro. Seeds Cilantro/Coriander Med. Sun are Coriander. Cuminum cyminum 10" x 10" Annual. Pungent herb used in Cumin Med. Sun curries. Cymbopogon flexuosus 2' X 1' Annual. Strong lemon scent. Used in Lemongrass Med. Sun southeast Asian cooking. Levisticum officinale 4 5' X 3' Deciduous. Seeds, leaves and stems Lovage Med. Sun have celery flavor. Matricaria recutita 15" X 15" Annual. White/yellow flowers. Used German Chamomile Low Sun in relaxing teas and facials. Melissa officinalis 4 2' X 2' Deciduous. Lemon-scented foliage. Lemon Balm Low Sun-Part Used in tea, salads, sachets. Mentha piperita 3 10" X 10" Deciduous. Fresh or dried leaves Peppermint High Sun-Part used in teas and potpourri. Mentha spicata 3 2' X 2' Deciduous. Strongly scented leaves Spearmint Med. Part sun used in teas and salads. Nepeta cataria 3 2' X 2' Evergreen. Aromatic leaves used in Catnip Med. Sun-Part teas and cat toys. Ocimum species 2' X 2' Annual. Leaves are used for season- Basil Med. Sun ing. Needs warm temperatures. Origanum majorana 4 12" x 12" Often grown as an annual. Gray- Marjoram Med. Sun green leaves used in meat, salad. Origanum vulgare 4 2' X 2' Deciduous. Best in full sun, good Oregano Med. Sun drainage. Used in many dishes. Petroselinum crispum 12" X 12" Annual. Leaves used as garnish and Parsley Med. Sun-Part in cooking. Rosmarinus officinallis 8 2' X 2' Evergreen. Used in many dishes. Rosemary Low Sun Blue flowers attract butterflies. Salvia officinalis 5 2' X 2' Evergreen. Leaves used for turkey. Sage Med. Sun Needs good drainage. Thymus citriodoros 4 8" X 8" Evergreen. Yellow-edged leaves. Lemon Thyme Med. sun-Part Lemon scented. Thymus vulgaris 4 12" X 12" Evergreen. Fresh or dried leaves in Thyme Med. Sun salads, poultry, tomatoes.
Preferred Soil pH
Pruning for Shade, Flowers and Fruit
Remove Trees Roots and All
Rod's Garden Pruning
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