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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PH01 Helichrysum italicum AGM (angustifolium) Curry Plant

Fully hardy, evergreen shrub, Ht. 60 cm. Silver leaves, tiny mustard yellow flowers in summer. Narrow silver leaves which smell of curry. Some culinary uses.

Aspect : Full Sun/Well Drained

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Shrub

PH02 Helichrysum italicum 'Dartington' Dartington Curry Plant

Fully hardy, evergreen shrub, Ht. 45 cm. Small yellow flowers in summer. The silver/grey leaves are highly aromatic of curry.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Shrub

PH03 Helichrysum italicum 'Korma' PBR Korma Curry Plant

Fully hardy, evergreen shrub, Ht. 60 cm. Tiny mustard yellow flowers in summer. Very silver nearly white leaves which smell of curry. Some culinary uses.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Shrub

PH04 Helichrysum microphyllum (wild.) Cambess. Dwarf Curry Plant

Fully hardy, evergreen shrub, Ht. 30 cm. Tiny mustard yellow flowers in summer. Silver leaves curry scented leaves. Some culinary uses.

Aspect : Full Sun/Well Drained

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Shrub

PH05 Hesperis matronalis Sweet Rocket

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 90 cm. Clusters of night scented white or purple flowers in summer. Lance shaped leaves. Culinary. Good food plant for the Orange Tip Butterfly.

Aspect : Full Sun/Partial Shade

Flower colour : White/Purple

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PH06 Hypericum perforatum St. John's Wort

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 90 cm. Lightly scented yellow flowers in summer. Small oval green leaves that are covered with tiny translucent spots. Medicinal, used to treat nervous tension.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PH07 Hyssopus officinalis Hyssop, Blue Hyssop

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 80 cm. Dense spikes of small dark blue flowers in summer. Small narrow lance shaped aromatic green leaves. Culinary, use small amounts with fatty fish and meat.

Aspect : Full Sun/Well Drained

Flower colour : Blue

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PH08 Hyssopus officinalis f. albus White Hyssop

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 80 cm. Dense spikes of small white flowers in summer. Small narrow lance shaped aromatic green leaves. Culinary, use small amounts with fatty fish and meat.

Aspect : Full Sun/Well Drained

Flower colour : White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PH09 Hyssopus officinalis subsp. aristatus Rock Hyssop

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 30 cm. Dense spikes of small blue flowers in summer. Small narrow lance shaped aromatic green leaves. Good compact habit. Culinary.

Aspect : Full Sun/Well Drained

Flower colour : Blue

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PH10 Hyssopus officinalis 'Roseus' Pink Hyssop

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 80 cm. Dense spikes of small pink flowers in summer. Small narrow lance shaped aromatic green leaves. Culinary, use small amounts with fatty fish and meat.

Aspect : Full Sun/Well Drained

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial