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HERBS & FLOWERS
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This is an excellent accent plant for difficult soils in arid climates. As a native of the prairie, is well-adapted to drought
and excess sun. Although there is currently no scientific evidence to support older claims of medicinal properties by
Native Americans.
James Adair, an 18th-century Indian trader, was one of the first to document medicinal uses of Rattlesnake Master. He
recounted tales in which Indians chewed the root, blew it on their hands, and then handled rattlesnakes without any
damage. Despite these stories, this use was not widespread.  The root was more often used in bitter teas as an antidote
for various maladies, These included venereal disease, snakebites, impotence, expelling worms, and to induce vomiting.
ROSEMARY
Rosmarinus
TENDER PERENNIAL-ZONES 7-10
FULL SUN
Height: Under 6 inches to 8 feet. Width:
2-4 feet wide
One of the most fragrant of herbs with many unexpected uses. A little freshly chopped rosemary is interesting
with orange sections, appealing in dumplings, biscuits, preserves, and has few equals for poultry stuffings. Most
notable with lamb and pork. Excellent homemade shampoos, hair and skin rinses are made with rosemary tea.
Attractive evergreen with needle-like leaves and pale blue flowers.
RUE
Ruta graveolens
PERENNIAL-ZONES 5-9
SUN/PART SHADE
Height : 18 - 36 inches. Width :
24 - 36 inches
Pungent bitter leaves used sparingly in stews, salads, sandwiches and vegetable juice. Two chewed will quickly
relieve nervous headache. In early times judges relied on fresh sprigs of rue to repel fleas brought into court by
prisoners.
RUPTUREWORT
Herniaria glabra
HARDY PERENNIAL to -20 degrees F
SUN
Evergreen perennial carpet-forming
creeper to 1/2 inch tall.
Foot Traffic High Growth Rate
Native to Southern Europe, a medicinal that is as cute as "Tom Thumb" and a lot more useful.  Pillow-soft, not
picky about soil (actually likes to grow in gravel) and gently coumarin-scented.  Dried herb is an active diuretic
used in weight loss and for treating urinary infection.  Plant prefers full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained
soil of rockery or driveway.  
GARDEN SAGE
Salvia officinalis
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 5-9
FULL SUN
Height, 30". Width, 24"
(Dalmatian sage) One of the main culinary varieties popular with onions for poultry stuffing and for flavoring rich
meats like pork or duck, in homemade sausage, omelets, cheese and bean dishes. Sage tea gargle is valuable for
sore throat. Grey-green pebbly leaves, pale blue flowers The most commonly grown culinary variety.
BERGGARTEN SAGE
Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten'
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 5-9
FULL SUN
Height: 10”–12” Width: up to 12”
Popular with onions for poultry stuffing and for flavoring rich meats like pork or duck. Also in homemade
sausage, omelets, cheese and bean dishes. Sage tea gargle is valuable for sore throat. Similar to Garden Sage, but
with larger grey-blue silvery leaves and robust, low habit.
PURPLE SAGE
Salvia officinalis 'Purpurea'
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 6-9
SUN
Height, 30". Width, 24”
One of the main culinary varieties  popular with onions for poultry stuffing and for flavoring rich meats like
pork or duck. Also in homemade sausage, omelets, cheese and bean dishes. Sage tea gargle is valuable for
sore throat. Aromatic purple foliage. Used in stuffings, sausages, omelets, soups, stews. Winter mulch
WHITE SAGE
Salvia apiana
TENDER PERENNIAL- ZONES 7-9
SUN
Height: 4-5 feet. Width: 4-5 feet.
Important ceremonial herb used for purification much like wormwood (Artemisia ludoviciana). Roots were used
for afterbirth to heal and to clean the womb. Leaves were smoked, taken as a tea, or used in sweatlodges to cure
colds.
PINEAPPLE SAGE
Salvia elegans
TENDER PERENNIAL-ZONES 9-10
FULL SUN
Height 5 feet
The foliage has a wonderful fruity scent and flowers over a long period. The many flower stems carry dainty tubes
of a scarlet-red color which attracts hummingbirds. Trimming back spent flowers encourages a repeat performance.
Use for drinks, chicken, cheese and in jams and jellies. Grow indoors in good light. Pinch to keep bushy.
SCENTED
GERANIUMS
Pelargonium
FULL SUN
TENDER PERENNIALS
Height: Under 6 inches to 3
feet. Width: To 2 feet wide.
Nostalgic scent plants. Leaves
used in potpourris, perfumes
and for flavoring preserves.
TRUE FRENCH SORREL
Rumex scutatus
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-8
SUN-PART SHADE
height of 16 in and a width of 10 in
Sour and tangy flavor of sorrel, rich in vitamin C, makes for wonderful soups and sauces. Sorrel is also a mild
antiseptic, kidney stimulant and blood cleanser.Most famous for sorrel soup. Smaller leaves are more
concentrated in flavor and a little will go a long way.
GARDEN SORREL
Rumex acetosa 'Blonde de Lyon
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-8
SUN-PART SHADE
HEIGHT TO 2 FEET
Large, succulent, slightly acid-tasting leaves give zest to salads
and any dish which is insipid in itself. Remove flowering tops
as they appear to keep leaves tender. Sorrel is also a mild
antiseptic, kidney stimulant and blood cleanser.
SPIDERWORT
Tradescantia virginiana
HARDY PERENNIAL- hardy to zone 5.
Full sun to Full shade.
18 inch tall
NATIVE PLANT
AMERICAN
SPIKENARD
Aralia racemose
ZONES 4-8
Growing to 6ft. by 4ft.
FULL TO LIGHT SHADE
NATIVE PLANT
They naturally grow along streams, so give them plenty of water and some shade. Cherokee medicinal uses of
spiderwort leaves extracted in tea-form were for nonspecific kidney, stomach and female ailments. Leaves were
mashed, exposing a juicy liquid, and applied as a poultice for insect bites, a common ailment in the Southeast. As
a food, the Cherokee parboiled young leaves and slender shoots
A small shrub with cloud-like clusters of white flowers in late summer and clusters of berries that turn from red to deep
purple as they mature in early fall. A robust and showy woodland plant, Spikenard is a relative of Sarsaparilla. The
flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees. American spikenard is a sweet
pungent tonic herb that is often used in modern herbalism. The herb encourages sweating, is stimulating and detoxifying
and so is used internally in the treatment of pulmonary diseases, asthma, rheumatism etc. Externally it is used as a
poultice in treating rheumatism and skin problems such as eczema. A drink made from the pulverised roots is used as a
cough treatment. A poultice made from the roots and/or the fruit is applied to sores, burns, itchy skin, ulcers, swellings etc
STEVIA
Stevia rebaudiana
TENDER PERENNIAL-ZONES 11+
SUN
height of about 30 inches and a width
of 18 to 24 inches
Herbal sugar substitute! Contains stevioside, hundreds of times sweeter than sugar but without the calories.
Leaf powder can be used in place of sugar in drinks, baked goods, desserts, preserves, etc. Has a pleasant
flavor of its own that never dominates or overwhelms
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ST. JOHN’S WORT
Hypericum perforatum
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-8
SUN/PART SHADE
height x width 2’ x 1'
Old remedy for insomnia, depression and bedwetting, now touted as a suggests that the flowering tops are effective in
controlling mood and mild depression. Liniment made with the fresh flowering tops steeped in vegetable oil is soothing
and healing when rubbed on painful joints and muscles. The oil has remarkable soothing and healing action when
rubbed into painful joints and strained muscles.
Bright yellow flowers. Active constituent is hypericin. Hypericin has known antiviral properties and is under
investigation as a possible treatment against HIV.
ALPINE STRAWBERRY
Fragaria vesca 'Ruegen'
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 5-8
SUN
Alpine Strawberries are a bit larger than the wild variety, but still much smaller the modern hybrids.  So why grow
them?  Well, people have considered their delicate, succulent strawberry flavor a treat worth the effort for hundreds
of years now.  While you won't get a huge crop, they do fruit continuously throughout your growing seasonAlpines
don't send out runners and so don't need careful watching
TARPAN STRAWBERRY
Fragaria x ananassa’Tarpan”
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 5-8
SUN
Bright red, small to medium-sized fruit are plentiful, tasty, and will produce from midsummer to frost. Flowers
add a mild, strawberry-like flavor if sprinkled on salads or when used as a garnish for drinks and desserts.
Produces runners.
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RATTLESNAKE MASTER
Eryngium yuccifolium
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 3-8
SUN
HEIGHT 2-5 FT.
NATIVE PLANT
CULINARY SAGE VARIETIES
OTHER SAGES (SALVIAS
HUMMINGBIRD SAGE
Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'
TENDER PERENNIAL ZONES 7-10
FULL SUN
Grows up to 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide
(Anise-scented sage; Guarani sage) This is the best of the sages for attracting hummingbirds. Praised for its
brilliant deep blue and black flowers on 15” spikes appearing from early summer until frost
RUSSIAN SAGE “CRAZY
BLUE”
Perovskia atriplicifolia
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 3-9
SUN
Height: 36 – 48”  Width: 24 - 36”
Not really sage, nor Russian, this native of the Crimea,
Afghanistan and Pakistan is very versatile as an
ornamental. Beautiful purple-blue flowers dry well for
arrangements. Leaves pleasantly fragrant, with a strong
camphor scent; nice in potpourris. Excellent beeplant.
SALAD BURNET
Proterium sanguisorba
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 5-8
SUN/PART SHADE
Height: 6-18 inches. Width: 12 inches.
Salad Burnet leaves provide a light cucumber taste in salads. Low-growing plants, suitable for edgings
on borders. Chewing burnet leaves helps digestion. Added to facial cream, it is thought to improve the
skin. In folklore it was considered to be of benefit in menopause
ROSE
Pelargonium x asperum
The traditional
rose-scented geranium
with deeply cut leaves
CITRONELLA
Pelargonium citrosum
(Mosquito Plant),
Claimed to keep
mosquitoes, black flies and
other biting insects at bay
SANTOLINA
Santolina chamaecyparissus
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 6-8
SUN
Height 12-18 inches. Spread 12-23 inches.
(Lavender cotton) Attractive low bushy herb with aromatic grey-green leaves. Traditionally planted in knot gardens or
low hedges. Leaf oils are used in perfume. Hang dried bunches in closets to repel moths. Dried flowers are used in
floral arrangements.
PLANT LISTING
A
B
C
“MAY NIGHT” MEADOW SAGE
Salvia sylvestris “May Night”
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 4-9
SUN
15-18 IN. TALL & WIDE
May Night is an outstanding perennial with excellent cold hardiness, vigor and tolerance to heavy clay soils.
Blooming in late spring with a profussion of deep purple flower spikes, it reblooms later in the summer when
deadheaded.
Dwarf Stonecrop
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 4-10
SUN
HEIGHT 10 INCHES
Dark, rich, and luxurious foliage is accented by elegant
pink flowers in the summer. One of the beautiful
sedums from the Candy™ series, this plant is an
excellent tool for contrast in the garden. It reaches a
maximum height of about 10 inches, and remains fairly
compact. Ideal as a specimen in the garden, yet still
looks great in mass.
SEDUMS
Sedum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, members of which
are commonly known as stonecrops. Sedums are the most popular flowering succulents,
ranging from groundcovers to large border perennials. While even the poorest soil can
nourish sedums—and poor or little soil is actually their preferred medium—good drainage
is the key to growing them. Too much moisture, especially standing water, will do what no
drought can: It will quickly kill a sedum
SEDUM ‘JOHN CREECH’
Sedum spurium 'John Creech'
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 3-9
SUN
Ground hugging foliage to 2 in. tall, 6 to 12 in. wide.
Small, scalloped green leaves form a durable, weed
smothering groundcover. Small pink flowers create a
layer of color over the lush carpet of foliage. Foliage
and stems develop deep burgundy tones as cooler
temperatures arrive. A fine selection for spotting in
rock walls and rock gardens, or containers.
Evergreen.
Sedum sexangulare 'Golddigger'
HARDY PERENNIAL - ZONES 5-9
SUN
Height4-6 in.,Spread12 in.
Bright golden, six fingered foliage is stunning and exciting in
a sunny situation. Bright yellow, star-shaped flowers
decorate this summer bloomer. An evergreen
ground-hugger.
SEDUM ‘CORAL CARPET’
Sedum album 'Coral Carpet'
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 4-8
SUN
Mat forming, to 4 in. tall and 18 in. wide.
Small, fleshy leaves are coral when new, maturing to green
and becoming reddish-bronze in winter. Small, star-shaped
white flowers appear above the foliage. A vigorous
groundcover or rock garden subject. Evergreen.
SEDUM DRAGON’S BLOOD’
Sedum spurium 'Dragon's Blood'
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 3-9
SUN
Fast growing 4 to 6 in. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Green leaves with red margins become brilliantly red
with cool autumn temperatures. Deep red flowers
contrast with the green leaves in warm weather. A
superb groundcover, border or rock garden subject.
Works in containers. Evergreen except in coldest
climates.
SEDUM ‘VARIEGATUM’
Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum’
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 4-9
SUN
4 inches tall and 12 inches wide.
This variety is more compact than the
species, and its leaves are variegated
with creamy margins. In late spring to
summer, its star-shaped yellow flowers
open from pink buds and mature to
crimson.
SEDUM ‘BERTAM ANDERSON’
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 5-9
SUN
HEIGHT. 4-6 inches SPREAD 12-18 inches
Sedum 'Bertram Anderson' is an excellent
groundcover plant, particularly for hot, dry
sites with poor soil. This variety forms a flat,
dense mound of rich purple leaves. Clusters of
dusky-pink flowers appear in late summer and
last into the fall. 'Bertram Anderson' is well
suited for the rock garden or edging in a dry
border, and is also a good choice for
containers.
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SNEEZEWEED
Helenium autumnale
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 3-8
SUN
Height: 3-5 feet, Spread: 2-3 feet
NATIVE PLANT
The large and numerous daisy-like, flowers of Helenium autumnale can provide welcome color
in late summer and autumn when many other blossoms have disappeared.
The dried nearly mature flower heads are used in a powdered form as a snuff to treat colds and
headaches. When made into a tea they are used in the treatment of intestinal worms.The plant
contains helenalin, a compound that has shown significant anti-tumor activity