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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PM01 Malva moschata Musk Mallow

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 80cm. Pretty scented white/pink flowers in summer. Feathery musk scented kidney shaped green leaves. Traditional medicinal herb.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : White/Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM02 Malva sylvestris Common Mallow

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 60 cm. Pretty dark pink or violet flowers from summer to autumn. Mid green ivy shaped leaves. Traditional medicinal herb. Culinary, young leaves can be used in salads.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink/Violet

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM04 Marrubium vulgare White Horehound

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Clusters of small creamy white flowers in second summer. Oval, green, wrinkled and lightly toothed leaves with a woolly, silky, silver underside. Medicinal cold remedy.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM05 Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 75cm. Clusters of small cream flowers in summer. Oval toothed and textured lemon scented leaves. Culinary use to flavour stuffings and salads. Medicinal, used to restore the memory!

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PM07 Melissa officinalis 'Aurea' Variegated Lemon Balm

Fully hardy perennial, Ht.60 cm. Clusters of small cream flowers in summer. Oval, toothed and textured, variegated, gold and green, lemon scented leaves. Culinary, use to flavour stuffings and salads.

Aspect : Partial Shade

Flower colour : Cream

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

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