Vietnamese Coriander

Plant Specifications Polygonum odoratum. Sun to Partial Sun. Perennial. Height 12”. From Southeast Asia and similar to Cilantro, it has pointed, oval leaves that withstands hot weather and grows well indoors. In the Garden Vietnamese Coriander is more like mint than cilantro. It requires a moist, nutrient rich soil in a container or in your…

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Cilantro

Plant Specifications Coriandrum sativum. Full Sun to Partial Shade. Hardy Self-Sowing Annual. Height: up to 20” Width: up to 8”. Cilantro, also known as coriander, is in the parsley family. The base leaves are broad, similar to Italian parsley, and are reputed for the better flavor. It creates a rosette of lacy leaves in cool…

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Onion Chives

Plant Specifications Allium schoenoprasum. Half Day Sun and Filtered Shade. Perennial. Height: 12” tall. A clumping herb, chives have tubular leaves with purple flowers with a mild onion flavor. Does well in containers and confined spaces. In the Garden In the Texas area, Onion Chives grow best when kept in a container but will also…

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Garlic Chives

Plant Specifications Allium tuberosum. Sun to Partial Sun. Perennial. Height: 18”, Width: 12”. Garlic Chives, a member of the onion family, are similar to chives, except their leaves are broad and flat, instead of hollow. The upright, grassy stems look great tucked between other perennials in the garden. You can also cook with the clusters…

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Chervil

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Chaya

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Chamomile

Plant Specifications Chamaemelum nobile. Perennial. Full to Partial Sun. Height: up to 8” Width: 12” Finely cut, feathery leaves with daisy-like, one inch flowers in late summer and autumn. In the Garden Prefers sandy, average, well-drained soil in a mostly sunny setting. Can sow seed directly into the garden in spring or autumn. Great for…

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Celery Leaf

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Catnip

Plant Specifications Nepeta cataria. Perennial. Half Sun. Height: up to 3’ Width: 18” Sprawling stems with triangular, toothed, 2 inch long leaves smelling of camphor, thyme and pennyroyal. Leaves and stems are covered with a downy white fuzz. Small tubular white edible flowers bloom in the Summer In the Garden Catnip prefers average, well-drained soil…

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Catmint Six Hill Giant

Plant Specifications Nepeta Six Hills Giant. Perennial. Full Sun to Mostly Sunny. Height: up to 3’ The taller Catmint is among the hardiest of the Nepetas and has a much longer period of flowering. The plants are broad and vigorous, with prolific flowers, the color of deep violet blue. In the Garden It will grow…

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