Handout from our Seed Starting talk on February 22 with Vicki Lander of Flower Hill Farm
This listing just a sample of what we usually have available.
Not all varieties are available at all times.
We expect our first shipment the week of April 11 and will continue until May 23.
Please visit us often for best selection!!
Amethyst - dark purple leaves
Blue Spice - lemony-vanilla scent. Ornamental
Cinnamon - spicy sweet
Genovese - THE Italian basil. The one for pesto!!
Holy Red/Green - Clove scented. Grown in temples all over India
Lemon Sweet Dani - Lemon flavor
Mammoth - palm sized, crinkled leaves
Purple ruffles - dark purple ruffled edged leaves
Spicy Bush - small dome shaped pant. Leaves can be used whole
Thai Magic - mild large leaves often used in Asian cooking
Greek Columnar great flavor, non flowering. good for indoor basil
Pesto Perpetuo - green and white variegated foliage
Ornamental, #1 monarch butterfly attractor
leaves have a cucumber flavor and blue star flowers
virtually evergreen, pleasant cucumber flavor for soups and salads
German daisy-like flower heads used for tea
Delfino - Same flavor, but with fern like leaves. Easier to chop.
Vietnamese - A good substitute for cilantro in the summer. Grows like mint
good for aromatic gardens, ornamental
Hercules - good leaf producer, make dill pickles.
Lemon - very different from the silver dollar variety. Long, narrow green leaves with a strong lemon scent. Ornamental Silver Dollar - aromatic. Silver-grey leaves. Used in floral arrangements
Bronze - striking purple-green-bronze foliage. Favored by beneficial insects.
Betty Blue - large dark blue flowers
Dilly Dilly - compact growth
Dutchmill - blue/violet flowers
Fernleaf - very early bloomer, loved by hummingbirds. Tender perennial
Fringed (french) - saw-toothed waxy edged leaves. Tender perennial
Goodwin Creek - compact. Blooms throughout the summer
Grosso - extremely fragrant
Hidcote Blue - deep blue flowers. Good for sachets and potpourri
Munstead - compact and fragrant
Spinach - beautiful purple "butterfly" bracts atop light green foliage. Tender perennial
Super - main commercial lavender grown in France.
great lemon scent, excellent bee plant
East Indian - clump, grass-like plant. Strong lemon scent. Use in Asian cooking or tea
top lemon scent. Use leaves for flavoring baked good or for potpourri
early spring leafy herb, sharp celery flavor
Kentucky Colonel Spearmint - most popular, best flavor. Good for Mint Juleps or Mojitos!
Lime - excellent in summer drinks Mojitos, Caipirinhas
Alaska mix - green and white foliage. yellow, orange, crimson and salmon edible flowers and leaves.
Mahogany - Beautiful rich deep red color. These go quick, so buy them when you see them!
Greek - standard for pasta and pizza
Hot and Spicy
Italian - upright growth habit
Kent Beauty - Ornamental, profuse lavender flowers. Great for hanging baskets!
Rosemary (all tender perennials)
Barbecue - strong stems can be used as flavorful skewers
Ornamental. Pest repellant
Pineapple - ornamental, hummingbirds love it's bright red fall blooming flowers. Tender Perennial
Purple - magenta leaves, compact growth
Tri-color - variegated leaves
Mexican Bush - known as hummingbird sage. Ornamental. Tender perennial
Red Veined - compact plant with dark green leaves and red veins. Use to liven up spring salads
Red Malabar - loves the St. Louis heat, a vigorous ornamental vine with edible leaves.
The sugar herb, use to sweeten teas
French - Distinct anise flavor
Foxley - variegated leaves
Tabor - shiny round leaves
Creeping, Red - good ground cover, pink flowers
Sweet - ornamental, good for shady ground cover
nice addition to herb and flower gardens. Aromatic, ornamental. Great for patios and as houseplants!