Dutch Lavender

Plant Specifications Lavandin x intermedia (synonyms: L. vera, L. hortensis, L. spica ‘Early Dutch,’ ‘Dutch Mill.’) Perennial. Full Sun. Height: 14″ In the Garden Dutch Lavender is in the same lavender family as Fred Boutin, Provence, and Grosso lavender called Lavindin. It is one of the hardiest lavenders you can plant in your garden. It…

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Lamb’s Ear

Plant Specifications Stachys byzantine. Hardy Perennial. Full Sun. Height: 2’ Width of 2’. Fuzzy, silvery soft green leaves are often used in children’s gardens because of the soft, rabbit-like leaves. Spikes of tall flowers come in shades of pink/purple or white, in the late spring or early summer. Its soft, silvery color is a striking…

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Hyacinth Bean

Plant Specifications Iberis amara. Annual. Sun. Height: up to 20’ A dark purple vine, covered with deep green leaves and maroon pods that climbs, twining around fences, posts or trellises. The blooms are spikes of fragrant, pea-like purple flowers that bloom from early summer to early winter. In the Garden All the hyacinth beans we…

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Hoja Santa

Plant Specifications Piper auritum. Also known as a Mexican pepper. Perennial. Morning to Filtered Sun – prefers ‘cool’ sunlight, not direct heat. Height: up to 8 ft tall. A herbaceous, tropical plant with large dark green, shiny leaves and is ubiquitous along the San Antonio river. Has a distinctive root beer aroma. In the Garden…

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Gotu Kola

Plant Specifications Centella asiatica. Perennial. Cool Morning or Filtered Sun Height: Also known as centella and Indian pennywort, is a creeping vine found growing in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Small sized leaves hug the ground as a ground cover, rooting at the nodes as it spreads over the ground. Leaves are kidney-shaped…

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Prostrate Germander

Plant Specifications Teucrium chamaedrys ‘Prostratum’. Perennial. Morning or Filtered Sun. Height: 4-6” Width: up to 30” A semi-woody plant, originally from the Mediterranean, Germander has small waxy green leaves that’s widely used as a short hedge or edging around formal herb gardens and flowerbeds. In the Garden When clipped frequently, Germander responds by forming a…

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Upright Germander

Plant Specifications

Teucrium Chamaedrys. Hardy Perennial Full Sun. Height: 12” – 14.”
A short, low-growth shrub with small dark, thick leaves.

In the Garden

A native evergreen that is easily shaped for dramatic sculptures. Great for use as a border around rock and flower gardens.

Plant Uses

Primarily used as an ornamental for landscaping.

Feverfew

Plant Specifications

Tanacetum parthenium. Half Day Sun. Perennial. Height: Width: 18”
Many-branched plant with yellow-green, lobed and divided leaves up to 3 inches long.
Appearing as miniature daisies, the white flowers bloom from midsummer to early fall.

In the Garden

This is a cool-weather plant, great for fall planting.

Plant Uses

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Florence Fennel

Plant Specifications (Finocchio, Sweet Fennel) Foeniculum vulgare var. azoricum. Full Sun. Perennial. Height: up to 3 – 5’. Florence fennel, also known as finocchio, is one of the most decorative garden vegetables, grown for the succulent, aniseed-flavoured bulb which develops from the swollen bases of the leaf stalks. Unfortunately, it is also one of the…

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Bronze and Green Fennel

Plant Specifications Foeniculum vulgare. Half Day Sun. Perennial. Height: up to 3’ Width: 12” The perennial herb fennel differs from the annual vegetable fennel, in that it does not form a white, swollen base. Mounds of glorious light, lacy, fern-like leaves in a mixture of copper, green and muted purple stems all bend in the…

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