The largest collection of Culinary Herbs in the UK. 

Herbs in the Herbetum

The following pages lists all of the herbs featured in our Herbetum. Our herb plants are available for purchase direct from the farm at our Open days or by Collection, by prior arrangment. All of our herbs are propagated and trialled at the herb farm and grown for the British garden. Available in 1lt and 2lt pots.

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PA06 Acinos alpinus Alpine Basil, Basil Thyme

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 20 cm. Small white lipped pink/mauve flowers all summer. Highly aromatic small grey green leaves. Good in meat or vegetable stews. Also medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun/Well Drained

Flower colour : Pink/Mauve

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PP51 Plectranthus amboinicus Cuban Oregano, Jamaican Broad leaf Thyme, Indian Borage

Frost tender, evergreen perennial. Ht. 30cm-1m. Pale lilac flowers in summer. Large succulent pale green leaves. Culinary, good with chicken, fish and risotto.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pale lilac

Hardiness : Frost Tender

Type : Perennial

PT17 Teucrium marum Cat Thyme

Frost hardy perennial, Ht. 30 cm. Small pink flowers in summer. Very aromatic small grey leaves. Cats adore the scent. Good bee plant. Medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT23 Thymus caespititius Azores Thyme

Frost hardy evergreen perennial, Ht. 5 cm. Pink flowers in summer. Bright green thin celery scented leaves that grow in a neat mound. Decorative and aromatic.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT24 Thymus 'Culinary Lemon' Lemon Thyme

Fully hardy evergreen perennial, Ht. 15 cm. Pink flowers in summer. Small dark green leaves which have a good strong lemon scent. Good culinary thyme with chicken and fish.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT25 Thymus 'Golden Lemon' Golden Lemon Thyme

Fully hardy evergreen perennial, Ht. 15 cm. Pink flowers in summer. Small green and yellow variegated leaves which have a strong lemon scent. Culinary, good with chicken and fish.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT26 Thymus 'Silver Queen' Silver Queen Thyme

Frost hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 25 cm. Pale pink/lilac flowers in summer. Small dark silver variegated leaves which have a lemon scent. Culinary, good with chicken and fish.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink/Lilac

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT27 Thymus Coccineus Group AGM Creeping Red Thyme

Fully hardy evergreen perennial, Ht. 7cm. Bright red flowers in summer. Small dark green leaves. Decorative and aromatic.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Red

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT28 Thymus pulegioides 'Kurt' Kurt Thyme

Fully hardy evergreen perennial, Ht. 7cm. Pink/purple flowers in summer. Dark green small lemon scented leaves. Good for ground cover and planting in gravel.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink/Purple

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT29 Thymus 'Bressingham' Bressingham Thyme

Frost hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 2 cm. Pink flowers in summer. Small long grey hairy leaves. Good in rockeries.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial