New Herb varieties added this week

New herb varieties added to our shop this week include:-

thyme russetings


Thyme, Russetings. (Thymus serpyllum ‘Russetings’)

This is a creeping form of thyme with dark green leaves and pink / purple flowers in summer

Good for ground cover or as a decorative aromatic plant.

Elecampane (Inula Helenium)

Also known as Wild Sunflower, Horse Elder and Scabwort.

elecampane 2

A herbaceous perennial, with large mid green and slightly downy leaves, and bright yellow flowers in summer.

Elecampane is mainly a medicinal herb, and is used in the treatment

of respiratory complaints such as catarrh, whooping cough and bronchitis, and as an aromatic tonic.

Best grown in a sheltered location due to its height.


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