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Edibles and Culinary Herbs

redveined sorrel

There is little more satisfying that growing your own fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. The true prize after the work of weeding, cultivating, and planting is the leisurley tour through the garden, surveying what is ripe and ready for supper. The ultimate in freshness, fruit, veggies and greens that go straight from the garden to the table are beyond compare for flavor and healthfulness.

At The Garden Company, we are always on the look out for interesting perennial edibles that provide a creative opportunity in your landscaping as well as for your table. The list below contains edibles that will grace your garden for many years to come, as well as some of the standard seasonal edibles we grow. If you prefer to seach by botanical name, use the alphabetical links at the bottom of the page. Contact us if you'd like information about our organic annual veggie starts.

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Perennial Edibles

(see current availability for annual edibles)

Green Globe ArtichokeArtichoke, Green Globe
Cynara scolymus 'Green Globe'
concord grapeGrape, Concord
Vitis labruska 'Concord'
purple of romagna artichokeArtichoke, Purple of Romagna
Cynara scolymus 'Purple of Romagna'
Wonderful PomegranatePomegranate, 'Wonderful
Punica granatum 'Wonderful'
violette du provence artichokeArtichoke- Violette du Provence
Cynara scolymus 'Violette du
Salad BurnetSalad Burnet
Sanguisorba minor


Cardoon BlossomCardoon
Cynara cardunculus

red veined sorrelSorrel, Red Veined
Rumex sanguineus
Ficus carica
woodland strawberryStrawberry, Woodland
Fragaria californica
Bronze Leaf FennelFennel, Bronze Leaf 'Smokey'
Foeniculum vulgare rubrum 'Smokey'
Burgundy Swiss ChardSwiss Chard- Burgundy
Beta vulgaris 'Burgundy
California Wild Grape Grape, California Wild
Vitis californica
Fordhook Giant Swiss ChardSwiss Chard- Fordhook Giant
Beta vulgaris 'Fordhook Giant'

Culinary Herbs

apricot sunrise anise hyssopAnise Hyssop, 'Apricot Sunrise'
Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'
White flowered grosso lavendinLavandula x intermedia 'Alba'
White Grosso Lavendin
golden jubilee anise hyssop Anise Hyssop, Agastache'Golden Jubilee'
Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'
grosso lavendinLavendin, Grosso
Lavandula x intermedia 'Grosso'
cinnamon basilBasil, Cinnamon (annual)
Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon'
lemon balmLemon Balm
Melissa officinalis
dark opal basilBasil, Dark Opal (annual)
Ocimum basilicum 'Dark Opal'
creeping golden marjorumMarjorum, Creeping Golden
Creeping Golden Marjorum
lettuce leaf basilBasil, Lettuce Leaf (annual)
Ocimum basilicum 'Lettuce Leaf',
sweet marjorumMarjorum, Sweet
Origanum marjorana

mrs. burns lemon basilBasil, Mrs. Burns Lemon (annual)
Ocimum basilicum citriodora 'Mrs. Burn's Lemon'
peppermintMint; Peppermint
Mentha piperata
red rubin basilBasil, Red Rubin (annual)
Ocimum basilicum 'Red Rubin'
pineapple mintMint, Pineapple
Mentha suavolens variegata
sweet basilBasil, Sweet (annual)
Ocimum basilicum
flat leaf italian parsleyParsley, Flat Leaf Italian
Petroselinum crispum
thai basilBasil, Thai (annual)
Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora
Mentha piperata
sweet bay laurelBay Leaf, Sweet Bay Laurel
Laurus nobilis
Purple Leaf PlantainPlantain, Giant Purple
Plantago major 'Rubra'

garden chivesChives, Grassleaf Garden
Allium schoenoprasum
Benenden Blue RosemaryRosemary'Benenden Blue' Upright Rosmarinus officinalis 'Benenden Blue'
giant garden chives Chives, Giant Garden
Allium shoenoprasm 'Forescate'
Trailing RosemaryRosemary, Creeping
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus
Coriandrum sativum
honey melon pineapple sageSage, Honey Melon Pineapple
Salvia elegans 'Honey Melon'
Anethum gravolens

Berggarten SageSage, Berggarten Garden
Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten
Bronze Leaf FennelFennel, Bronze Leaf 'Smokey' Foeniculum vulgare rubrum 'Smokey'
Purple Leaf SageSalvia officinalis 'Purpurea'
Purple Leaf Sage
French TarragonFrench Tarragon
Artemesia dracunculus sativa
salad burnetSalad Burnet
Sanguisorba minor
Hyssopus offcinalis
red shisoShiso,Red
Perilla frutescens

Purple Bouquet English LavenderLavender, English , Purple Bouquet
Lavandula angustifolia 'Purple Bouquet

Sunset HyssopSunset Hyssop
Agastache rupestris

Hidcote LavenderLavender, English , Hidcote
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

English ThymeThyme,English
Thymus vulgaris

Lisa Marie Dwarf English LavenderLavandula x chaytorae 'Lisa Marie'
Lisa Marie Dwarf English Lavender

Lemon ThymeThyme, Lemon
Thymus citriodora