Oxalis Stricta – Yellow Woodsorrel

Oxalis Stricta – Yellow Woodsorrel

Yellow Woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta) is an herbaceous perennial common in greenhouse and turf situations. It is most recognizable due to the heart-shaped leaflets that are found three to a leaf. The plant has a shallow taproot, and hairy stems that are 4 to 10 inches 

Cymbalaria Muralis – Kenilworth Ivy – Oxford Ivy – Pennywort – Devil’s Ribbon

Cymbalaria Muralis – Kenilworth Ivy – Oxford Ivy – Pennywort – Devil’s Ribbon

Family: Plantaginaceae Genus: Cymbalaria (sim-buh-LAR-ee-uh) (Info) Species: muralis (mur-AH-liss) (Info) Synonym: Linaria cymbalaria Cymbalaria muralis, with common names ivy-leaved toadflax, Devil’s Ribbon, Kenilworth ivy, coliseum ivy, Oxford ivy, mother of thousands, pennywort, wandering sailor, is a flowering plant native to Mediterranean Europe and widely naturalized elsewhere. Kenilworth Ivy has little scalloped leaves form a low mat, studded with tiny 

Bronze Fennel  – Foeniculum vulgare ‘Purpureum’  – Purple Leaf Fennel

Bronze Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare ‘Purpureum’ – Purple Leaf Fennel

‘Purpureum’ is an upright, clump-forming perennial to 1.8m, with finely divided foliage which is purple when young, later grey-green; flat heads of tiny yellow flowers appear in summer, followed by aromatic fruits Family: Apiaceae Genus: Foeniculum Species: vulgare Cultivar: Purpureum Date Planted 2017 from little plant 

Salvia Officinalis – Sage

Salvia Officinalis – Sage

Salvia officinalis (sage, also called garden sage, common sage, or culinary sage) is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae and native to the Mediterranean region. The second most commonly used species of sage is Salvia lavandulaefolia, which 

Eucalyptus Gnunnii – Cider Gum – Cider Tree

Eucalyptus Gnunnii – Cider Gum – Cider Tree

Eucalyptus gunnii, the cider gum or gunnii, is a species of flowering plant in the family Myrtaceae, endemic to Tasmania, occurring on the plains and slopes of the central plateaux to around 1100 metres, with isolated occurrences south of Hobart. It is a small to medium sized evergreen tree. Older specimens have a short, massive bole and large, spreading branches. The bark is often persistent 

Beet

Beet

    Date Planted July 2017 from seed Purchase Info Purchased inNJ, USA Progress   Diseases and Problems   Uses Other than as a food, beets have use as a food colouring and as a medicinal plant. From the Middle Ages, beetroot was used as a treatment for a variety 

DILL – Anethum Graveolens

DILL – Anethum Graveolens

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual, self-seeding plant  in the celery family Apiaceae.  In mid-summer, dill will produce large, flat topped yellow flower clusters with seeds that can be harvested for culinary use.   Dill is best when used fresh as it loses its flavor rapidly if dried; however, freeze-dried dill 

Parsley – Petroselinum Crispum

Parsley – Petroselinum Crispum

Parsley is a hardy, biennial that is grown and treated like an annual. There are two distinct types of parsley:  moss-curled and flat-leaf. Moss-curled forms a rosette of leaves that are finely cut and tightly curled.  It is often used for garnish.  Flat-leaf produces a rosette of 

Cornflower – Centaurea cyanus – bachelor’s button

Cornflower – Centaurea cyanus – bachelor’s button

Cornflower is an annual flowering plant growing to 40-90  cm tall, in the family Asteraceae, native to Europe. In the past it often grew as a weed in cornfields (in the broad sense of the word “corn”, referring to grains, such as wheat, barley, rye, or oats), hence its name. It 

Hebe Addenda – Struikveronica

Hebe Addenda – Struikveronica

Hebe addenda or  Struikveronica   are evergreen plants ,  which grow about 70 cm high. Annual , but in not too severe winters, Hebe addenda can survive for a few years if in a  sheltered place. This long- flowing plant blooms from July to October. If you regularly remove the flowers, the plant stays in bloom for a long time.