Medicinal Herbs

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  • Angelica archangelica

    Angelica (Organic)


    Angelica archangelica. 208-365 days. Biennial in zones 4-9. Angelica is one of those plants that seems ancient and archetypical. Plants are reminiscent of cow parsnip with similar large white-flowered umbels. Big, lobed leaves atop long hollow stems have a perfumed, sweet scent and flavor. Medicinal, ornamental and edible, Angelica is a plant that has been…

  • Organic Anise Hyssop Snow Spike Seed

    Anise Hyssop, Snow Spike (Organic)


    Agastache foeniculum. Perennial in zones 5-9. 60-70 days. Snow Spike is an aptly named ornamental white flowered selection of the upper-midwest native wildflower that touts edible flowers and leaves as well as purported medicinal qualities. The minty licorice flavor makes a wonderful relaxing, throat soothing, and decongesting tea. The flowers and leaves are great for…

  • Sweet Annie Artemisia annua

    Artemisia, Sweet Annie (Organic)


    Artemisia annua. 120 days. We first became acquainted with Sweet Annie when we worked at Hayhurst Valley Organic Farm and Nursery, where our boss, talented farmer Kate Wilen, made beautiful garlic braids, everlasting bouquets, and wreaths. Sweet Annie, with its long, pliable branches, beautiful fragrance and delicate light green, ferny foliage provides an ideal wreath…

  • Organic Ashwagandha Vedic Seed
    Organic Ashwagandha Vedic Seed

    Ashwagandha Vedic (Organic)


    Withania somnifera. 110 days. One of the classic herbs in Ayurvedic medicine, Vedic Ashwagandha has been used as an adaptogen to help manage stress and for its nerve calming effect. Traditionally used in India and Africa as a revitalizing and libido enhancing tonic, ashwagandha is native to India and has been utilized there for centuries….

  • Organic Tulsi Temperate Sacred holy basil seed

    Basil, Tulsi / Sacred (Organic)


    Ocimum africanum. 50-60 days. Tulsi / Sacred basil is one of the best herbs to grow for tea. It smells like paradise in a teacup and also in the garden when you walk by. When it’s flowering, all of the little pollinators think so too. The flavor is a little fruity with an accent of…

  • Borage

    Borage (Organic)


    Borago officinalis. Borage is a traditional European herb used medicinally for centuries and as a flavoring for soups and drinks. Little blue flowers are perfect when added to salad, bringing a sweet floral note. Fuzzy leaves have an earthy cucumber taste, considered moist and cooling. We make an alcohol extract out of the leaves and…

  • Organic Erferter Calendula SeedOrganic Erfurter Orange Calendula Seed

    Calendula, Erfurter (Organic)


    Calendula officinalis. 65-70 days. Perennial in zones 8-10. Fully double, bright orange flowers on 18-24” plants. Erfurter is a preferred variety for commercial production in the US, with larger flowers and a somewhat higher resin content than Resina. Also blooms profusely, but not as prolifically as Resina. Petals can be used to make a natural…

  • Organic Resina Calendula Seed

    Calendula, Resina (Organic)


    Calendula officinalis. 60-65 days. Perennial in zones 8-10. A very fine strain of calendula for medicinal use, and as a self-sowing, short-lived perennial flower. Highly productive plants produce medium-sized flowers with two rows of resin-rich petals. Plants have either soft orange or bright yellow flowers with small centers. Fairly hardy in our climate, Resina often…

  • Golden West California PoppyGolden West California Poppy

    California Poppy, Golden West (Organic)


    Eschscholzia californica. Annual/Perennial in zones 8-10. This beautiful strain of the California state flower has been available since the early 1920s. Compact plants have ferny greyblue foliage and grow to 18″ tall. Light golden flowers have orange centers. Blossoms seem like beacons to native pollinators, especially bumblebees. Flowers open with the sun and close in…

  • Catnip (Organic)

    Catnip (Organic)


    Nepeta cataria. Perennial in zone 3-9. Catnip is a member of the mint family and is especially suited for gardeners whose household includes members of the cat family. Our cats love catnip and can often be found laying in the shade of the catnip patch on summer afternoons, but cats aren’t the only reason to…

  • Bodegold Chamomilebodegold chamomile Flowers

    Chamomile, Bodegold (Organic)


    Matricaria recutita. Bodegold is an improved German variety of chamomile with higher essential oil content, high yields, large flowers, and more uniform habit. The truly special trait of this variety is its delicious, sweet aroma that is significantly sweeter than other chamomile varieties. White petaled flowers have fragrant yellow centers. Chamomile is commonly used as…

  • zloty lan chamomile

    Chamomile, Zloty Lan (Organic)


    Matricaria recutita. A unique Polish tetraploid variety. Tetraploid plants naturally have more cell chromosomes which usually results in larger and more vigorous plants. Zloty Lan is certainly bigger and higher yielding with a strong, tall growth habit. We find it has a wonderful aroma that is somewhat less sweet than Bodegold. The dried flowers steeped…

  • Chinese Lantern (Organic)


    Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii. Perennial in zones 4-11. A decorative relative of tomatillos and ground cherries, Chinese Lantern has a dark orange papery wrapper that surrounds inconsequential fruit. A festive addition to autumn-themed arrangements and also great for everlasting bouquets since the color remains vibrant after drying. Plants grow to 2’ tall, with cutting stems…

  • Organic Clary Sage seedsOrganic Clary Sage seeds

    Clary Sage (Organic)


    Salvia sclarea. Biennial in zones 5-9. An ancient herb used in Europe for centuries. Great aromatic plant to have nearby in the garden patch. We love to walk by blooming Clary Sage and just smell it because the smell always seems to clear and brighten our day. In aroma therapy, Clary Sage is said to…

  • organic Echinacea purpurea seedorganic Echinacea purpurea seed

    Echinacea (Organic)


    Echinacea purpurea. Perennial in zones 3-10. North American native prairie wildflower with pretty purple daisy-like flowers that reach 3” across. Begins blooming in second year. Once common in the wild, but now mainly grown under cultivation with many varieties developed for ornamental purposes. This strain was sourced from a wild population and has been stewarded…

  • Organic Noong Ta Klong Pea Eggplant Seed

    Eggplant, Noong Ta Klong Pea (Organic)


    Solanum torvum. Green. 90 days. We found this variety in February 2009 growing semi-wild in a village garden in Noong Ta Klong, Thailand. Used under-ripe, it is a crucial ingredient in Thai dishes including green curry and some types of chile sauces. One might consider it a spice, rather than a vegetable. Bitter and seedy, these…

  • Elecampane, Julie's (Organic)Elecampane, Julie's (Organic)

    Elecampane, Julie’s (Organic)


    Inula helenium. Perennial in zones 3-9. One of the most highly regarded herbs of the Western herbal tradition and a very important part of the Pacific Northwest apothecary. The roots of elecampane are used for many ailments, especially respiratory issues including bronchial infections and chronic cough. We love having it in the garden because it…

  • Organic Oaxaca Red Epazote Seed
    Organic Oaxaca Red Epazote Seed

    Epazote, Oaxaca Red (Organic)


    Dysphania ambrosioides. 60-70 days. Pungent leafy herb used in many Mexican recipes, especially good when combined with beans or soups. Oaxaca Red Epazote is a special red leaf variation of the often green-leafed plant. Perhaps most famous for its anti-flatulence properties when used in the preparation of dry beans, Epazote offers culinary benefits as well…

  • EP1 Evening Primrose

    Evening Primrose, EP-10 (Organic)


    Oenothera biennis. Biennial. Produces 2″ yellow, sweetly fragrant flowers on 3-5′ tall central stalks from June to September in second year. Leaves and roots are edible, with a peppery taste. Flowers are edible and sweet, may be added to salads or used as a garnish, and are attractive to pollinators. Roots, bark, and seedpods are…

  • Feverfew, Medicinal (Organic)


    Tanacetum parthenium. 60-70 days. Perennial in zones 5-10. This short lived perennial medicinal herb produces shrubby plants that grow to 3’ with small, non-double white flowers with a yellow center. Plants are highly fragrant with bitter aromatics that are not universally appreciated and in fact repel some insects. For this reason, it is sometimes planted…

  • Horehound, White (Organic)


    Marrubium vulgare. Perennial in zones 3-9. An attractive shrub with small, grey-green leaves that are covered in small white hairs, creating a fuzzy appearance. Tea can be made from the leaves and it is a favorite remedy for coughs (though it’s quite bitter so add honey). Horehound has long been noted for its medicinal qualities…

  • Organic True Hyssop seed

    Hyssop, True (Organic)


    Hyssopus officinalis. Perennial in zones 4-10. Easy to grow, True Hyssop is a useful ornamental herb that easily fits in a perennial or medicinal herb garden. Small (12-18”), evergreen, drought resistant plants would make a good short hedge and do well in containers. Plants will flower in the first year and in subsequent seasons, will…

  • organic Quedlinburger Niederliegende lemonbalm seed

    Lemon Balm, Quedlinburger Niederliegende (Organic)


    Melissa officinalis. Perennial in zones 4-9. Living in the Northwest we have always wished we could grow citrus. You could try to grow lemons in a greenhouse or you could simply throw this lemon balm all around your garden. A strong lemon balm tea is a great substitute for lemon juice in many recipes. Quedlinburger…

  • Organic Klip Dagga Lion's Ear seedOrganic Klip Dagga Lion's Ear seed

    Lion’s Ear, Klip Dagga / Cordao (Organic)


    Leonotis nepetaefolia. 60 days. Delightfully unique tubular orange flowers appear on spiky pincushion-like spheres that form at intervals up stems. Klip Dagga is very easy to grow and absolutely stunning in late summer waving in the breeze. Plants grow 8-12′ tall and may require staking late in the season and in high wind areas. All…

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    Marshmallow (Organic)


    Althaea officinalis. Perennial in zones 3-9. Common edible and medicinal herb native to Europe. Marshmallow has many medicinal uses which include treating stomach acid, aching muscles, insect bites, and dry coughs. Leaves can be eaten raw but taste better cooked. Similar to its okra relative, it is good for thickening soups. Marshmallows of campfire and…

  • Superior Korean Licorice Mint

    Mint, Superior Licorice (Organic)


    Agastache rugosa. Perennial in zones 5-9. Very delightful, aromatic leaves with a sweet, minty licorice flavor. One of Andrew’s favorite herbs for tea, second only to wild yerba buena. The beautiful blue flower spikes can grow to 8” tall and provide excellent forage for beneficial insects. Blooms over a long period and especially well late…

  • Organic Lemon Bergamot SeedsOrganic Lemon Bergamot Seeds

    Monarda, Lemon Bergamot (Organic)


    Monarda citridoria. Annual or fall-sown biennial. Lemon Bergamot Monarda achieves the garden trifecta of being an ornamental, culinary/medicinal, and insectary plant. Tubular purple flowers form in clusters around the stem, with two to six clusters along each stem. Perhaps most well known as an herbal flavoring for tea, leaves have a citrusy aroma and flavor…

  • Organic Wild Bergamont Bee Balm seed

    Monarda, Wild Bergamot / Bee Balm (Organic)


    Monarda fistulosa. Perennial in zones 3-10. The name Bee Balm says it all. Bees, butterflies, other beneficial insects, even hummingbirds love to come and drink the nectar of this member of the mint family. We saw a large number of native bumble bees foraging among the summer blooms. Steal a few flowering stems from the…