Perennial Herbs

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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Polyvit Chives

    Chives, Polyvit (Organic)


    Allium schoenoprasum. Perennial in zones 3-10. Produces bunches of dark green, pungent, onion flavored leaves that are very versatile in the kitchen. Plants grow to about 12″ tall. Very hardy plants withstand neglect, can grow in full sun to part shade, and are great for containers. In midsummer, plants produce little, light purple, globeshaped flowers…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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    Organic Lovage seed

    Lovage (Organic)


    Levisticum officinale. Perennial in zones 3-9. With an appearance similar to its celery relative, lovage has a lovely fragrance and a sweet herbal flavor to match. Almost fennel-like undertones that are also reminiscent of celery and parsley, but lovage really has a flavor all its own. All parts of this plant are edible – leaves…

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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…

  • Motherwort (Organic)


    Leonurus cardiaca. Perennial in zones 3-9. Highly medicinal and intensely bitter perennial member of the mint family that grows to 3’ tall and produces small purple flowers in the second year. Motherwort’s flowering tops make a unique cut flower and its presence in the garden is also ornamental. Used medicinally across many herbal traditions for…

  • Organic Common Mugwort Seed

    Mugwort (Organic)


    Artemisia vulgaris. Perennial in zones 3-9. An important part of the medicinal herb garden, as it has been used in remedies across many cultures for hundreds of years. Various preparations of mugwort have been applied to the skin to treat poison oak, rheumatism, or quicken the blood. Teas or tinctures have been known to induce…

  • Greek White Flowered Oregano

    Oregano, White Flowered Greek (Organic)


    Origanum vulgaris hirtum. Perennial in zones 5-9. With its pungent, flavorful leaves, this is possibly the best strain for culinary use. A must have for the perennial herb garden, oregano is essential in many Mediterranean dishes. Best used straight out of the garden but also delicious dried. We even use it as a northern-grown replacement…

  • Organic Extrakta Sage SeedOrganic Extrakta Culinary Sage seed

    Sage, Extrakta (Organic)


    Salvia officinalis. Perennial in zones 5-9. This improved strain of common/garden sage has a high essential oil content making it excellent for culinary and medicinal use. Fast and easy to grow from seed. We especially love to fry up fresh leaves until they’re crispy and serve them with pork chops. We also use Extrakta Sage…

  • Transylvanian SorrelSorrel, Transylvanian (Organic)

    Sorrel, Transylvanian (Organic)


    Rumex acetosa. Perennial. A variety of garden sorrel with nice long, strap-shaped leaves. Good color and flavor all winter. Tolerates dry spells. Extremely hardy and perfect for the permaculture or gourmet garden. We like it added as a small part in salad mixes and sauces, and it is used in sorrel soup, of course. Collected…

  • Stinging Nettle

    Stinging Nettle (Organic)


    Urtica dioica. Perennial in zones 3-10. Stinging Nettle is an indispensable and delicious perennial plant native to many northern regions throughout Europe, North America, and Asia. Grows wild or cultivated in cool, shady, and damp areas in all but the coldest or hottest environments. Loved for its nutrient-rich leaves that are used fresh as cooked…

  • Organic Varico 2 Thyme SeedOrganic Verico 2 Thyme seed

    Thyme, Varico 2 (Organic)


    Thymus vulgaris. 90 days. Perennial in zones 4-9. A modern selection of English/German/Winter Thyme that is highly aromatic and productive compared with common thyme. Thyme is important in many culinary traditions both fresh and dried. It is a frequent component of za’atar, Italian seasoning blends, herbs de Provence, and bouquet garni. Varico 2 Thyme has…

  • Anthos Arterner ValerianAnthos Arterner Valerian

    Valerian, Anthos Arterner Mix (Organic)


    Valeriana officianalis. Perennial in zones 4–9. A mix of improved strains of valerian, preferred for commercial production due to high essential oil content and good root yields. Valerian is a favored herbal treatment for insomnia and the small, pink and white flowers were once used in perfumes. Considered a powerful brain and muscle sedative, valerian can…

  • Danish Yarrow

    Yarrow, Danish (Organic)


    Achillea millefolium. Perennial. Sometimes our penchant for seed saving goes a little too far – such is the case with Danish Yarrow. We saved seed from a bunch of plants growing along the roadside while out exploring the ruins of a 14th century castle about 12 miles from Aarhus, Denmark, during the first days of…