melissa officinalis. hardy perennial.
delicate, light green foliage with a lemon scent. bushy plants make an attractive accent or perennial border. makes a tasty tea when combined with mint. easy to grow; not fussy about soil or sun. prospers even in dry soils or partial sun. blossoms attract pollinators.
Catnip, a perennial herb found growing wild throughout North America and Europe, is easy to grow in just about any garden soil. Makes a relaxing bedtime tea for humans, and is a favorite treat for cats!
Allium schoenoprasum. Hardy perennial.
A distinctive garnish with a tempting garlicky-chive flavor. This is a hardy perennial plant that grows in clumps like regular chives. Try them chopped in omelets, tomato dishes, salads, and oriental foods. Very hardy and easy to grow.
Coriandrum sativum. Annual.
Cilantro, or coriander, is a quick-growing heat tolerant herb with distinctly flavored leaves that are popular in Mexican and Asian cuisine. Also known as Chinese parsley. Harvest the leaves for fresh flavor in everything from salsa to marinade.
Petroselinum crispum. Hardy biennial.
A storehouse of vitamins A, B, C and E. This deeply ruffled variety makes a decorative culinary garnish or edible flower garden border. Best eaten raw. Mild flavor does not hold well in cooking.
Petroselinum crispum var. latifolium.
Easy to grow and noted for its robust flavor, with wide flat leaves that resemble cilantro. High in iron and vitamins A, C and E. The preferred parsley for cooking. Add to hot food just before serving to preserve flavor.