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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PT01 Tagetes lucida Winter Tarragon, Sweet Mace

Half hardy, tender perennial, Ht.30-80cm. Single yellow flowers (usually only in warm climates). Oval mid green leaves. The leaves have a great culinary flavour, more aniseed than standard tarragon.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Half Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT02 Tagetes patula Mexican Marigold

Half hardy annual, Ht. 1.2m. Single gold flowers in summer, serrated mid green leaves. Great garden plant as it revitalizes spent soil and also controls nematodes.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Half Hardy

Type : Annual

PT03 Tanacetum balsamita Alecost, Costmary

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 1m. Clusters of small daisy like flowers in summer. Aromatic, silvery, grey, green, oval leaves. Culinary and medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow/White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT05 Tanacetum cinerariifolium Pyrethrum

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 37 cm. Single daisy type flower in summer. Finely divided grey green leaves. The flower in powdered form makes a contact insecticide.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT06 Tanacetum parthenium Feverfew

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 45 cm. White, single, daisy like, flowers in summer. Mid green, lobed, divided leaves. Medicinal and culinary.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : White

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT08 Tanacetum vulgare Tansy

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. up to 1.2m. Yellow button flowers in summer. Dark green feathery leaves. Good fly repellent. Culinary and medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT13 Teucrium chamaedrys L. Wall Germander

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 45 cm. Pink flowers in summer. Miniature oak shaped mid green leaves. Traditional medicinal herb.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT14 Teucrium flavum Germander Harum

Frost hardy perennial, Ht. 25 cm. Yellow flowers in spikes. Grey green foliage. Medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Yellow

Hardiness : Frost Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT15 Teucrium hircanicum Caucasian Germander

Fully hardy perennial, Ht. 30 cm. Purple/pink flowers in spikes. Grey green foliage. Medicinal.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Purple/Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Perennial

PT16 Teucrium x lucidrys Hedge Germander

Fully hardy evergreen shrub, Ht. 45 cm. Pink flowers in summer. Small, oval shiny dark green leaves. Medicinal, traditional knot garden plant.

Aspect : Full Sun

Flower colour : Pink

Hardiness : Hardy

Type : Shrub