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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PL03 Lavandula x intermedia Old English Group Old English Lavender

Fully hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 90 cm. Long spikes of purple/blue flowers in summer. Silver, grey, green, aromatic foliage. Medicinal and culinary, add flowers and leaves sparingly to stews, soups and salads. Read more about Lavender.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL04 Lavandula angustifolia 'Ashdown Forest' Lavender Ashdown Forest

Fully hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Short spikes of pale blue flowers in summer. Grey, green, aromatic foliage. Compact habit. Medicinal and culinary, add flowers and leaves sparingly to stews, soups and salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Blue

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL05 Lavandula angustifolia 'Cedar Blue' Lavender Cedar Blue

Fully hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 40 cm. Short spikes of violet flowers in summer. Grey, green, aromatic foliage. Dwarf compact habit. Medicinal and culinary, add flowers and leaves sparingly to stews, soups and salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Violet

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL06 Lavandula x christiana Lavender Christiana

Frost tender, evergreen perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Blue trident flowers in summer, serrated aromatic silver foliage. Very attractive plant needs protection in winter from frost and rain.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Blue

Hardiness : Frost Tender

Type : Perennial

PL07 Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' AGM Lavender Hidcote

Fully hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Short spikes of dark violet flowers in summer. Grey aromatic foliage. Medicinal and culinary, add flowers and leaves sparingly to stews, soups and salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Violet

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL08 Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' Lavender Munstead

Fully hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 30 cm. Short spikes of mid blue flowers in summer. Grey aromatic foliage. Medicinal and culinary, add flowers and leaves sparingly to stews, soups and salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Blue

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL10 Lavandula angustifolia 'Rosea' Pink Lavender

Fully hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Short spikes of pale pink flowers in summer. Grey, green aromatic foliage. Culinary, add flowers and leaves sparingly to stews, soups and salads. Also medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL11 Lavandula dentata Fringed Lavender, Lavender dentata

Frost hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 50 cm. Attractive pale mauve flowers topped with short pale mauve bracts in summer and early autumn. Deeply serrated highly aromatic green leaves. Protect from excessive wet winters. Medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Mauve

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL12 Lavandula dentata var. candicans Lavender Candicans

Frost hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 75 cm. Pale purple flowers, topped with short pale purple bracts in summer. Serrated soft grey leaves. Grow under protection in winter.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial

PL14 Lavandula 'Helmsdale' PBR Helmsdale Lavender

Frost hardy, evergreen perennial, Ht. 60 cm. Burgundy purple flowers topped with burgundy bracts in summer. Narrow, short, green grey aromatic leaves. Medicinal and culinary.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial