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Medicinal Perennials

Arnica

Arnica
Arnica chamissonis
L750 Arnica chamissonis Low spreading groundcover with bright yellow daisy-like flowers used externally in oils and salves to treat bruises, sprains, inflammation. Z3. read more

Astragalus

Astragalus
Chinese Milk Vetch
L752 Astragalus membranaceus 18-36" tall. Deep-rooted leguminous plant forms an upright bush with small whitish-yellow flowers. Important Chinese medicinal known to rebuild the immune system. Z4. read more

Bee Balms

Bee Balm
‘Bradbury’s Monarda’
L760 Monarda bradburnia 2' tall. Midsummer blooms display whorls of pale pink petals speckled with dark purple spots. More compact than Monarda fistulosa. Hummingbird magnet! Z5. read more
Bee Balm
‘Panorama Reds’
L761 Monarda didyma 3-4' tall. Fabulous blooms in a diverse range of red shades destined to attract scads of butterflies and hummingbirds. Z3. read more
Bee Balm
Dotted Horsemint
L763 Monarda punctata 2-4' tall. Peculiar fragrant double-decker blossoms display multiple colors of pinkish-purple, greenish-beige and maroon. Hummingbird magnet! Z3. read more
Bee Balm
Wild Bergamot
L762 Monarda fistulosa 2-4' tall. Our native wildflower species with aromatic lavender blossoms. This is the variety most commonly used for medicinal purposes. Z3. read more

Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh
L747 Actaea racemosa 6-10' tall. Long arching racemes of creamy white and gold serpentine flower spikes. Flowers late July into August. Diuretic and anti-inflammatory. Woodland native. Z3. read more

Boneset

Boneset
L755 Eupatorium perfoliatum 5-7' tall. Flat-topped clusters of white to lavender flowerheads. Stimulates the immune system. Fetching addition to the perennial border. Z3. read more

Comfrey

Comfrey
L765 Symphytum officinale 24-48" tall. Clusters of pinkish purple flowers above bristled foliage. Known for skin-soothing properties. Recommended as an orchard companion. Z3. read more

Echinacea

Echinacea
Purple Coneflower
L754 Echinacea purpurea 3-5' tall. Spiny seedheads are a beautiful coppery yellow-brown, surrounded by a single row of reflexed lavender-purple petals. Tinctured roots boost the immune system. Z3. read more
Echinacea
Yellow Coneflower
L753 Echinacea paradoxa 3-5' tall. Bright pure-yellow flowers with drooping petals surround spiky dark brown seed cones—irresistible to gobbling goldfinches! Z3. read more

Lady’s Mantle

Lady’s Mantle
L748 Alchemilla mollis 12-18" tall. Enchanting fan-creased silvery grey-green foliage. A traditional medicinal for women. Attracts beneficial insects. Z3. read more

Lavenders

Lavender
‘Munstead’
L757 Lavandula angustifolia 16-18" tall. Considered the hardiest lavender. Sweet-scented flower spikes with light lavender flowers. Z4. read more

Licorice

Licorice
L756 Glycyrrhiza glabra 3-4' tall. Sweet and soothing roots beneficial for revitalizing adrenal glands and good for colds and bronchitis. Leguminous plant fixes nitrogen in the soil. Z4. read more

Lovage

Lovage
L758 Levisticum officinale 6' tall. Glossy green leaves with strong celery taste used to flavor food. Looks like celery with umbelliferous flowers and small oval seeds. Pregnant women avoid. Z3. read more

Marshmallow

Marshmallow
L749 Althaea officinalis 5-8' tall. Beautiful towering medicinal plant. Leaves, flowers and mucilagenous roots are used to soothe mucous membranes. Z4. read more

Mint

Mint
Chocolate Mint
L759 Mentha piperita 18-24" tall. Our favorite mint! Bright refreshing peppermint-patty flavor. Freshen your breath, settle your stomach and scent soaps and salves. Z4. read more

Mountain Mint

Mountain Mint
L764 Pycnanthemum virginianum 30" tall. Makes a tasty minty tea traditionally used to settle indigestion. Spreads readily. Densely flowered, attracts pollinators. Native. Z4. read more

Valerian

Valerian
L766 Valeriana officinalis 2-4' tall. Strong upright plant with small white or rosy flowers in flat clusters above glossy pinnate leaves. Roots used as an anti-spasmodic, nervine and sedative. Z3. read more

Wormwood

Wormwood
L751 Artemisia absinthium 3' tall. Shrub-like woody plant with finely cut silvery-grey-green leaves covered with silken white hairs. Frosty backdrop to perennial bed. Aromatic bitter medicinal herb. Z3. read more

Yarrow

Yarrow
L746 Achillea millefolium 24" tall. A natural anti-inflammatory, cold remedy and fever reducer. White flowers June to September. Excellent orchard companion. Z3. read more