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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PF02 Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 1.2m. Clusters of frothy, almond scented, creamy white flowers in summer. Traditional medicinal herb. Dye plant, black.

Aspect : Moist

Flower colour : Cream

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF03 Filipendula ulmaria 'Aurea' Golden Meadowsweet - NEW!

Hardy perennial, Ht. 30 cm. Clusters of creamy-white almond scented flowers in summer. Bright golden leaves which scorch if planted in full sun.

Aspect : Partial Shade

Flower colour : Cream

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF04 Filipendula ulmaria 'Variegata' - NEW! Variegated Meadowsweet

Hardy perennial, Ht. 30 cm. Clusters of creamy-white almond scented flowers in summer. Bright green and golden variegated leaves.

Aspect : Moist

Flower colour : Cream

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF05 Filipendula vulgaris Dropwort

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 10-50 cm. Clusters of cream/white flowers in summer. Attractive very heavily divided dark green leaves. Plant in gravelly and chalky soil, will survive clay. Traditional medicinal herb.

Aspect : Moist

Flower colour : Cream

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF06 Foeniculum vulgare Fennel

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 2.1m. Large flat umbels of small yellow flowers in summer followed by aromatic edible seeds. Soft green feathery foliage. Culinary uses with fish, pork, salads and barbecues. Read more about Fennel.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF07 Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum' Bronze Fennel

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 2.1m. Large flat umbels of small yellow flowers in summer followed by aromatic edible seeds. Striking bronze feathery leaves. Culinary uses with fish, pork and salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF08 Foeniculum vulgare 'Rubrum' Fennel Rubrum

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 2.1m. Large flat umbels of small yellow flowers in summer followed by aromatic edible seeds. Very striking bronze with a hint of dark red feathery leaves. Culinary uses with fish, pork and salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF09 Fragaria vesca Wild Strawberry

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 30 cm. Small white flowers followed by small sweet red fruit all summer. Trifoliate mid green toothed leaves which are edible when young. Culinary and medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF12 Fragaria annanassa PINK PANDA 'Frel' PBR Strawberry Pink Panda

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 15cm. Clusters of pretty pink flowers throughout the summer, followed by edible fruit. Trifoliate mid green toothed leaves.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PF13 Fragaria vesca 'White Delight' White fruiting Wild Strawberry

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 30 cm. Small white flowers followed by small sweet white fruit, that are less prone to bird attack, all summer. Trifoliate mid green toothed leaves which are edible when young. Culinary and medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial