Artemisia dracunculus

Artemisia dracunculus French Tarragon

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Wonderfully strong aniseed flavour, be careful not to confuse it with Russian tarragon which has a much inferior taste....

Digitalis purpurea Foxglove

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Warning foxgloves are poisonous. Has been used in heart medication. ...

Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet

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Sacred to the Druids, find it growing wild in damp meadows, marsh land and along rivers. The sap was found to contain salicylic acid, later used to synthesise aspirin. ...

Foeniculum vulgare 3

Foeniculum vulgare Fennel Green

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Tall architectural herb, self seeds readily so dead head if you don't want it to spread. Delicate anise flavour combines well with fish....

Foeniculum vulgare 2

Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum' Fennel Bronze

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Wonderful bronze colour, make a tea from the seed to aid digestion and prevent heartburn....

Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce Fennel Florence

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An attractive plant grown for its edible bulbs and leaves with an aniseed flavour. Add to salads or cook the bulb and cook with cheese sauce and butter. Must be grown in moist soil otherwise it will bolt before the bulbs are formed. Harvest bulbs when they are the size of a tennis ball - they lose t...

Fragaria vesca

Fragaria vesca Wild Strawberry

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Lovely small sweet fruit, can be eaten in fruit salads or cakes or make a jam. Sends daughter plants on runners these can be broken off and replanted....

Lavandula stoechas 2

Lavandula stoechas French Lavender

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Dense foliage and beautiful flowers with little butterfly wings on top. Need protecting from the frost over winter....

Tanacetum parthenium Feverfew

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Helps to soothe headaches and migraines....