Yarrow, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.70Achillea millefolium 'Proa' is an improved yarrow, a selected form that is higher yielding, with higher essential oil content, better flower production, and the flowers are more uniformly white. Preferred by those who use yarrow medicinally. Organic SeedsAnise Hyssop. Syn: Agastache anisata, Agastache anethiodora,€2.10Agastache foeniculum is a perennial herb that tastes as good as it looks and are as popular in the border as they are in the herb garden. They are excellent design plants, exhibiting a strong vertical accent for the perennial border. Bees hold an undisputed attraction for the flowers, the colour, shape and copious amounts of nectar are among their favourites. This is perhaps one of the most gratifying plants you can grow. Organic Seed.Queen Anne's Lace, Bishop's Flower€2.34Ammi lends a delicate airiness to any border and is often used to create a cohesive flower bed. It associates well with both annuals and perennials and makes an excellent addition to wildlife gardens, luring bees and butterflies to the nectar rich flowers. Organic Seed.Anís, Aniseed€2.04Anise is a dainty, herbaceous plant most famous for the liquorice flavour of its leaves and seeds. Use the leaves fresh in salads and soups, and the seeds for flavouring cookies, pastries, and confections. Organic Seed.Starflower, Bee Bread, Blue Borage€1.86The beautiful blue star-shaped flowers of Borage are edible with a cool cucumber flavour. Use them as garnish in fruit cups, summer drinks, wines and Pimms. Garden visitors can be converted to herbal advocates simply by offering a taste of its flower! Organic Seeds.Pot Marigold, English Marigold. Herb Marigold€1.98Calendula officinalis is prolific and durable and so are perfect candidates for cutting and flower arrangements. Sprinkle salads and decorate cakes with the edible tangy petals. Organic Seed.Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.10Today cornflowers are rare in the wild, they flourish instead in gardens. Aside from their electric blue flowers, breathtaking when grown in dense drifts, they are easy to grow, flower all summer, make great cut flowers and bees adore them. Organic Seed.Western Coneflower, Narrow Leaf Coneflower
Medicinal Herb€2.70Echinacea is a perennial herb, the purple flower is in the form of a high cone. Valued as a short-term stimulant to the immune system. Until the late 1930s, Echinacea angustifolia was the only species used in medical practice. Organic Seed.Purple Coneflower€2.22Echinacea purpurea is one of the most versatile perennials for the garden. Flowering from early July right through to September, it is sturdy and self-supporting, hardy and easy to grow, undemanding and suitable for both the formal border and the meadow look. Organic Seed.Globe Thistle€2.10Echinops ritro is a superb hardy perennial with great structure for the back row of the border. In late summer through to autumn, globular violet-blue flower heads appear, each on silvery, branched leafy stems. An unusual colour, the flowers have a metallic lustre. Organic Seed.Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.28Viper's bugloss is one of, if not THE very best plant to attract bees to your garden. Along with Borage and Phacelia, the plant is much loved by almost all bee species, especially bumblebees. For months this plant is a stable source of nectar. Organic Seed.Evening Primrose, Herb Primrose, King's cure-all
Wildflower of Europe€2.10Oenothera biennis provides a wonderful splash of summer colour in the garden. Flowering begins in June and plants continue growing throughout the season so there is a constant succession until about September. In early summer the sweetly scented, bright yellow flowers open towards evening and are faintly phosphorescent.Blue Hyssop
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.10Hyssop famously attracts bees, hover-flies and butterflies. It makes excellent honey and is a must for any wildflower garden. Some beekeepers rub the hive with it to encourage the bees to keep to their home. In cooking, use the same way you would Rosemary. Organic Seed.True English Lavender, Old English Lavender€2.28Lavandula angustifolia, also called Lavender vera is the best Lavender for medicinal and aromatherapy purposes. It is a staple plant for the herb garden, the fragrant flowers have been used in perfumes, poultices and potpourris for centuries. Organic Seed.Camomile Tea, Syn. Matricaria recutita€1.50Chamomile has been used for centuries. In the realm of simple herbs, for the treatment of common ailments by the common people, few herbs have garnered such a reputation for success as the lowly chamomile. Organic Seed.Black caraway, Fennel flower€1.80Nigella sativa flowers are very similar to the popular Nigella 'Love in a Mist', they are well suited to the border as well as the herb garden. The seeds have a spicy, nutty flavour, they can be harvested and stored for use throughout the year. Organic Seed.Corn Poppy, Flanders Poppy, Field Poppy, Wildflower€1.98With its brilliant scarlet flowers, this native wild flower needs no introduction. Papaver rhoeas offer a profusion of flowers and are a good choice for naturalising in a meadow garden or anywhere for a splash of colour. Organic Seed.Pudding Grass, Pulegium
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland, Ancient Crop€1.86Today, Pennyroyal is seldom considered a culinary herb, it can be found naturalised throughout the civilized world. In mid to late summer, attractive whorls of lilac-blue flowers appear held above the foliage on stout stems. Organic Seed.Lacy Phacelia, Purple Tansy€1.50Listed as one of the top 20 honey-producing flowers for honeybees, Phacelia is rich in both nectar and pollen and attracts bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects to the garden. The flowers have strong stems and also make an excellent cut flower. Organic Seed.Garden Rue, Herb of Grace, Herb Rue€1.98Rue leaves have a strong, pleasant orange-like fragrance, it is one of the most pleasant herbs to inhale. In the garden it is easy to grow and to maintain, it attracts wildlife and butterflies, while repelling fleas and mosquitoes. Organic Seed.Biennial Clary, Muscatel Sage€2.34This hardy biennial Sage has been grown in almost every botanical sanctuary in human history. Each stem is topped with a profusion of pale blue blossoms and large pinkish white bracts. A truly architectural plant. Organic Seed.Greater Burnet, Di-Yu
Ancient Herb, WIldflower of Britain and Ireland€2.34
Out of stockSanguisorba convey a relaxed feel to the garden, indispensable to the modern gardener, but it is the summer when the unusual red flowers top the slender, upright stems that it really becomes a head-turner. Easy to grow, they are happiest in a sunny spot where the soil stays moist. Organic Seed.Garden Myrh, Anise€3.54
Out of stockSweet Cicely is in flower before most other umbellifers are even thinking of it, in the garden it is a really useful precursor to the Ammi genus. As a culinary herb it is a valuable sweetener for people who are trying to reduce their sugar intake. It also smells divine. Organic Seed.Wild thyme€2.34There are very few ground covers that can be walked-on, but creeping thyme is one of them. Suitable as a lawn substitute or used between stepping stones, near to patios and walkways. Especially popular used where the plants can cascade over a rockery or wall. Organic Seed.