Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide
Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Height and width:
8-10 inches high; 10 inches wide
Location and soil:
partial shade; rich, moist, well-drained soil
dried leaves used in potpourris and sachets; flowers and leaves used for teas and as a wine flavoring
seeds and division
Time needed to reach transplant size:
not recommended (best from division; difficult to start from seed)
When to transplant to garden:
When to sow outdoors:
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
pick fresh leaves at any time; for drying, cut stems and hang them upside down in bunches in a warm, shady place, then remove leaves and store in an airtight jar
partial shade and humus-rich soil is a must
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