Flowering Herbs Not just for the  herb garden
<ul><li>Many herbs hold  </li></ul><ul><li>their own in flower  </li></ul><ul><li>garden  </li></ul><ul><li>can harvest fo...
Flowering herbal border <ul><li>limited space  - double-duty as herb garden, perennial border </li></ul><ul><li>Herb color...
Anise hyssop   Agastache foeniculum <ul><li>Bushy clumps, upright branching stems topped with spikes of lavender-blue flow...
Anise hyssop   Agastache foeniculum
Bee balm   Monarda didyma <ul><li>summer flowers - red, pink, purple, white </li></ul><ul><li>'Marshall's Delight' – pink,...
Bee balm   Monarda didyma
Chives   Allium schoenoprasum <ul><li>pink or lavender flowers in June </li></ul><ul><li>clumps of thin, grasslike green l...
Chives   Allium schoenoprasum
Feverfew   Tanacetum parthenium <ul><li>Sturdy, easy-to-grow herb </li></ul><ul><li>Blooms from early summer to early fall...
Feverfew   Tanacetum parthenium
Joe-Pye weed   Eupatorium purpureum   <ul><li>Domed clusters of rosy pink to light purple flowers in multistemmed clumps <...
Joe-Pye weed   Eupatorium purpureum
Lavender   Lavandula angustifolia   <ul><li>Delightful fragrance </li></ul><ul><li>Midsummer spikes of purple-blue flowers...
Lavender   Lavandula angustifolia
Marsh mallow   Althaea officinalis   <ul><li>pink or white, hollyhock-like flowers for most of summer </li></ul><ul><li>br...
Marsh mallow   Althaea officinalis
Meadowsweet, queen-of-the-meadow  F ilipendula ulmaria   <ul><li>frothy clusters of creamy white flowers in mid to late su...
Meadowsweet, queen-of-the-meadow  F ilipendula ulmaria
Purple coneflower   Echinacea purpurea <ul><li>Clumps of sturdy stems with large, rosy pink, flowers with raised, orange-b...
Purple coneflower   Echinacea purpurea <ul><li>White swan  Sunset </li></ul>Ruby Star
Rue   Ruta graveolens <ul><li>Bright blue-green leaves, appears lacy, fernlike  </li></ul><ul><li>Blooms midsummer with cl...
Rue   Ruta graveolens
Sage   Salvia officinalis <ul><li>culinary sage - shrubby clumps, oblong, gray-green leaves, spikes of purple-blue flowers...
Sage   Salvia officinalis
Yarrow   Achillea millefolium <ul><li>Flattened clusters of red, pink, white flowers  </li></ul><ul><li>Feathery gray-gree...
Yarrow   Achillea millefolium
Yarrow   Achillea filipendula
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Flowering herbs

  1. 1. Flowering Herbs Not just for the herb garden
  2. 2. <ul><li>Many herbs hold </li></ul><ul><li>their own in flower </li></ul><ul><li>garden </li></ul><ul><li>can harvest for </li></ul><ul><li>cooking or crafts </li></ul><ul><li>attract beneficial insects </li></ul>
  3. 3. Flowering herbal border <ul><li>limited space - double-duty as herb garden, perennial border </li></ul><ul><li>Herb colors </li></ul><ul><li>pink, lavender, blue </li></ul><ul><li>silver, bronze, green </li></ul><ul><li>leaves </li></ul><ul><li>Some white, yellow </li></ul><ul><li>blooms </li></ul>
  4. 4. Anise hyssop Agastache foeniculum <ul><li>Bushy clumps, upright branching stems topped with spikes of lavender-blue flowers in mid to late summer </li></ul><ul><li>Will self-sow </li></ul><ul><li>3 feet tall </li></ul>
  5. 5. Anise hyssop Agastache foeniculum
  6. 6. Bee balm Monarda didyma <ul><li>summer flowers - red, pink, purple, white </li></ul><ul><li>'Marshall's Delight' – pink, mildew resistant </li></ul><ul><li>mid to late spring, pinch out up to half of stems at ground level to thin out crowded clumps </li></ul><ul><li>3 feet tall </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bee balm Monarda didyma
  8. 8. Chives Allium schoenoprasum <ul><li>pink or lavender flowers in June </li></ul><ul><li>clumps of thin, grasslike green leaves with mild onion flavor </li></ul><ul><li>12 to 14 inches tall in bloom </li></ul>
  9. 9. Chives Allium schoenoprasum
  10. 10. Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium <ul><li>Sturdy, easy-to-grow herb </li></ul><ul><li>Blooms from early summer to early fall </li></ul><ul><li>Self-sows </li></ul><ul><li>Cut plant to ground after bloom for flush of new growth </li></ul><ul><li>2 feet tall </li></ul>
  11. 11. Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium
  12. 12. Joe-Pye weed Eupatorium purpureum <ul><li>Domed clusters of rosy pink to light purple flowers in multistemmed clumps </li></ul><ul><li>'Atropurpureum' - deep purple stems </li></ul><ul><li>'Album' - white flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Slow to emerge in spring </li></ul><ul><li>6 to 8 feet tall </li></ul>
  13. 13. Joe-Pye weed Eupatorium purpureum
  14. 14. Lavender Lavandula angustifolia <ul><li>Delightful fragrance </li></ul><ul><li>Midsummer spikes of purple-blue flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Shrubby clumps of narrow, silvery leaves </li></ul><ul><li>'Munstead‘, 'Hidcote' - 12 to 18 inches, dark purple flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Must have good drainage </li></ul>
  15. 15. Lavender Lavandula angustifolia
  16. 16. Marsh mallow Althaea officinalis <ul><li>pink or white, hollyhock-like flowers for most of summer </li></ul><ul><li>broad, oval to heart-shaped, gray-green leaves </li></ul><ul><li>3 to 4 feet </li></ul>
  17. 17. Marsh mallow Althaea officinalis
  18. 18. Meadowsweet, queen-of-the-meadow F ilipendula ulmaria <ul><li>frothy clusters of creamy white flowers in mid to late summer </li></ul><ul><li>Large, dark green leaves in creeping clumps </li></ul><ul><li>divide every two to three years </li></ul><ul><li>3 to 4 feet tall </li></ul>
  19. 19. Meadowsweet, queen-of-the-meadow F ilipendula ulmaria
  20. 20. Purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea <ul><li>Clumps of sturdy stems with large, rosy pink, flowers with raised, orange-brown centers </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom midsummer to fall </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Crimson Star' - deep rose-pink </li></ul><ul><li>'White Swan‘ – white flowers </li></ul><ul><li>3 to 4 feet tall </li></ul>
  21. 21. Purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea <ul><li>White swan Sunset </li></ul>Ruby Star
  22. 22. Rue Ruta graveolens <ul><li>Bright blue-green leaves, appears lacy, fernlike </li></ul><ul><li>Blooms midsummer with clusters of bright yellow-green flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Good drainage essential </li></ul><ul><li>2 feet tall </li></ul>
  23. 23. Rue Ruta graveolens
  24. 24. Sage Salvia officinalis <ul><li>culinary sage - shrubby clumps, oblong, gray-green leaves, spikes of purple-blue flowers mid to late summer. </li></ul><ul><li>'Berggarten' - broader, more silvery leaves </li></ul><ul><li>'Purpurea‘ - with purple-green leaves </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Icterina‘ - gold-banded green leaves </li></ul><ul><li>'Tricolor‘ - green leaves splashed with cream, pink, and purple </li></ul><ul><li>1 to 2 feet tall </li></ul>
  25. 25. Sage Salvia officinalis
  26. 26. Yarrow Achillea millefolium <ul><li>Flattened clusters of red, pink, white flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Feathery gray-green foliage </li></ul><ul><li>Achillea filipendula - yellow flowers with gray foliage </li></ul><ul><li>2 feet tall depending on cultivar </li></ul>
  27. 27. Yarrow Achillea millefolium
  28. 28. Yarrow Achillea filipendula
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