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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PM08 Mentha arvensis var. piperascens Japanese Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 60 cm. Pale lilac flowers in whorls from summer to autumn. Bright green, round, peppermint scented leaves. Medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun/Partial Shade

Flower colour : Lilac

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM09 Mentha x gracilis 'Variegata' Ginger Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 50 cm. Mauve flowers from summer to autumn. Oval, pointed variegated, gold and green, mint scented leaves. Add to vegetables, salads and fruit salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Mauve

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM11 Mentha longifolia Buddleia Mint Group variegated Buddleia Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 80 cm. Purple flowers from summer to autumn. Long grey, green, toothed leaves. Attracts butterflies and hoverflies, good for flower arrangements.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM12 Mentha longifolia silver-leaved Silver Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 60 cm. Mauve flowers from summer to autumn. Soft lance shaped, silver leaves. Attracts butterflies, good for flower arrangements.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Mauve

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM13 Mentha longifolia 'Variegata' Variegated Buddleia Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Mauve flowers from summer to autumn. Grey green, oval, toothed leaves variegated with cream. Attracts butterflies, good for flower arrangements.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Mauve

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM14 Mentha x piperita 'Black Mitcham' Black Mitcham Peppermint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Purple/pink flowers from summer to autumn. Very dark brown, oval, pointed, toothed, strongly peppermint scented leaves. Culinary and medicinal, helps digestion.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple/Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM15 Mentha x piperita f. citrata Eau de Cologne Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 80 cm. Mauve/pink flowers from summer to autumn. Large roundish, purple and orange tinged, dark green, leaves with a definite ‘4711’ scent. Use in oils and vinegars. Add to baths.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Mauve/Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM16 Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Basil' Basil Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Purple flowers from summer to autumn. Oval, shiny, mid green, peppermint and basil scented leaves . Good in oils and vinegars.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM17 Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate' Chocolate Peppermint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 40 cm. Purple flowers from summer to autumn. Dark brown, oval, pointed, toothed, peppermint with ‘After Eight’ scented leaves. Culinary, great in puddings.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM18 Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Grapefruit' Grapefruit Mint

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 40 cm. Mauve whorl flowers from summer to autumn. Large leaves that are textured, roundish, green with a hint of mulberry. Culinary, sharp citrus flavour.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Mauve

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial