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Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Alba'
Lavandin, Hedge Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Has fragrant foliage and flowers. Vigorous grower. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Dilly Dilly'
Lavandin, Hedge Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Fragrant silver-gray foliage with large, extremely fragrant violet-blue flower spikes. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Foliage height: 12 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Dutch'
Dutch Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: deep purple. Height: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Fred Boutin'
Lavandin, Hedge Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Fragrant blooms & foliage. Foliage is nearly white with dense "wool". Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 1.5-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Grosso'
Fat Spike Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii & cut flower plant. Strong, vigorous, tidy & neat. Has fragrant gray foliage. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: June-October. Bloom color: purple-violet. Height: 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Hidcote Giant'
Giant Hidcote Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers & fire. Good border, pot & cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking and potpourii. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: summer. Larger in growth than L. ang. 'Hidcote'. An excellent form with deep purple flowers. Ht: 24-30". Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z4.

LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Phenomenal', Lavender LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Phenomenal'
Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers & fire. Good border, container & cut flower plant. Flowers can be used in cooking & potpourii. Elegant, rounded habit. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. One of the hardiest lavenders, has exceptional winter survival, doesn't have winter die back like Munstead & Hidcote. Blm time: summer. Blm color: purple blue. Height: 3'. Spread:3'. Exp:sun. Water: dry. USDA Z4. PPAF

Photo unavailable LAVANDULA x intermedia 'Provence'
Lavandin, Hedge Lavender

Shrub: Evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Good border, container, potpourii and cut flower plant. Has fragrant blooms & foliage. Oil is harvested for perfume. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon', Sweet Lemon Spearmint MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon'
Sweet Lemon Spearmint

Perennial Herb: A hybrid of apple mint & lime mint. It has the crisp flavor & vigorous growth of apple with the lovely leaf & citrus undertones of lime. Very unusual & delicious. Great for tea & bar drinks. Named after Hillary Clinton, First Lady of the United States & herb enthusiast. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Height: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MENTHA 'Jessica's Sweet Pear'
Sweet Pear Mint

Perennial Herb: A vigorous upright mint with large, rounded green foliage. It is known for its sweet flavor & pear-like scent. Its sweet flavor makes this mint ideal for teas and other drinks. Also great for adding sweet flavor to any dish. Upright variety that is free of runners which makes it perfect to plant alongside other herbs in gardens. Fairly drought tolerant. Blm time: summer. Blm color: pink. Height: 20". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA requienii (Corsican Mint), Corsican Mint MENTHA requienii (Corsican Mint)
Corsican Mint

Perennial Herb: Great between stepping stones. Forms a dense carpet. Can take foot traffic. Releases a very fresh cleansing aroma when brushed against. This diminutive mint has long been used as flavoring for crème de menthe liqueur. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender. Height: less then an inch. Spread: indefinite (but not invasive). Exposure: sun-part shade: Water: moderate-moist. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Crispa'
Wrinkle-Leafed Spearmint, Curly Mint

Perennial Herb: A fancy and very fragrant form of spearmint with distinctive broad curled leaves. Sweet mint flavor. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Best kept in containers to avoid spreading vigorously. Bloom time: mid-late summer. Bloom color: mauve. Height: 1.5-2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel', Spearmint MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Official herb in the Kentucky Derby's mint julep drink, which is where name originated. Superior foliage to the species, ovate to lanceolate dk grn lvs up to 3" long. Lvs have a characteristic spearmint flavor & taste. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom color: lilac/lav., pk to wht. Ht.: 24-36". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Moroccan'
Moroccan Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Highly potent mint with an unmistakable sweet spearminty scent! Excellent for teas! Close set, large leaves w/purple undersides and dark stems. Perfect for sauces, vegetable dishes, salads or any dish that requires a true mint flavor. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Best kept in containers to avoid spreading vigorously. Blm time: summer. Blm color: lilac. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Smooth' (Smooth Spearmint)
Smooth Leaf Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Very versatile mint! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. We received this mint as Mentha spicata but this variety looks different than our Mentha spicata, which we have been growing for years. So we have named this variety 'Smooth', since the leaf is smooth compared to ours. Blm time: summer. Blm color: lavender-pink. Ht: 1.5-2'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. Hardy.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Spanish'
Spanish Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Great for borders or herb gardens. Best kept contained to avoid vigorous spread. Highly aromatic with a strong spearmint flavor. Use as a flavoring or garnish for meat & poultry, in hot dishes, soups, oil infusions, salads & teas. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lilac. Height: 2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Strawberry'
Strawberry Mint

Perennial Herb: An unusual mint with a fragrance resembling strawberry candy. Compact, bears small, mid-green leaves with a mild, fruity flavor. Lovely in fruit salads, makes a nice tea & the flowers themselves are edible. Excellent with chocolate. Fairly drought tolerant. Bee's love it!!! Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: pale lavender. Height: 10-12"'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata (Spearmint)
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Wonderfully aromatic. Very versatile mint! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Best kept in containers to avoid spreading vigorously. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender-pink. Height: 1.5-2'. Width: 4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

MENTHA suaveolens 'Variegata', Pineapple Mint MENTHA suaveolens 'Variegata'
Pineapple Mint

Perennial Herb: A low growing, creeping mint excellent for borders or herb gardens. Best kept contained to avoid spreading vigorously. Aromatic. Beautiful green lvs edged w/ cream are scented & have a hint of pineapple flavor. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, juices, jellies, fruit salads etc. Attracts butterflies & bees. Blm time: summer: Blm. color: white, pk or pale purple. Ht: 18-24". Exp: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Apple Mint

Perennial Herb: Apple Mint is both less invasive than other mint plants & has a sweeter flavor. Wonderful fruity scent, an apple-menthol fragrance that is delightful. Very versatile! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, jellies, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale pink. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x gracilis 'Ginger'
Ginger Mint

Perennial Herb: Highly aromatic. Very fruity flavor with a hint of ginger. Handsome green & gold variegated leaves that have serrated edges. Great for rock gardens, borders, containers or herb gardens. Best kept contained to avoid spreading vigorously. Excellent with melon and other fruit salads. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 12-15". Width: 24-36". Exp: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita 'After Eight'
Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Easy going with a splendid chocolate-mint flavor. Grows with very little effort but will add a very unique surprising taste to your after eight tea cup. Combines well with everything chocolate: ice-cream, cakes, cookies, icing, mousse, puddings, hot chocolate or coat the leaves in melted chocolate. Attracts butterflies & bees. Blm time: summer. Blm color: white. Ht: 18-24". Exp: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita 'Chocolate'
Chocolate Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Refreshing, chocolate/peppermint patty aroma. A fantastic mint for desserts, garnishes & making teas. Its subtle chocolaty tones paired w/the sharp hints of peppermint make this a delicious variety when blended w/Kentucky Colonel or Orange Mint. Good in containers or hanging baskets. Fairly drought tolerant. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale lavender. Ht: 24". Width: 24'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita 'Orange'
Orange Bergamot Mint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Purple-edged, dark green leaves. A delicious mint perfect for summer drinks and fruit salads. The citrus flavor is a bright alternative to regular mints and works well in salads, with fruits, in fish & poultry dishes or as a tea. Excellent hanging basket plant. Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 24". Width: 24'. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

MENTHA x piperita (Peppermint), Peppermint MENTHA x piperita (Peppermint)
Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Can easily grown & put to a wide variety of culinary & medicinal purposes. It's strong mint flavor is excellent for teas, desserts, salads, sauces, meat or vegetable dishes. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: violet. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

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