A vigorous, aromatic perennial native to southern and western Europe, apple mint is grown as a culinary herb and ornamental.
Lavandula minutolii is an attractive winter-flowering shrub for the conservatory with aromatic, feathery grey leaves and spikes of blue flowers.
Fringed lavender is an attractive, highly aromatic, winter-flowering shrub for an unheated conservatory.
The 'wonder-herb' rosemary has been used variously as a medicine, food preservative, stimulant, memory enhancer, and of course as a flavoursome cooking ingredient.
A very common herb, oregano is widely used to give flavour to tomato or lamb dishes.
The pagoda flower, so called because of its tall, pyramidal inflorescences, is one of the most spectacular Clerodendrum species.
Callicarpa argentii is one of four new species of Callicarpa recently described from the island of Borneo.
The leaf markings of the spotted dead-nettle make it an attractive and popular choice for gardeners, and with its large purple flowers easily distinguish it from the common stinging nettle (Urtica dioica)....
The white dead-nettle has nettle shaped leaves that do not sting, and grows in woodlands and grasslands.
Ocimum basilicum, commonly known as basil, is an aromatic annual herb and an important economic crop.