Botanical Starlets

The course focuses on an all-star lineup of botanicals, primo for most temperate climate gardens.

Note that most of the following herbs are the headliners of their very own video and profile!

  • Anise Hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
  • Astragalus – Astragalus propinquus
  • Basil – Ocimum basilicum
  • Bee balm – Monarda didyma and Monarda fistulosa
  • Black cohosh – Actaea racemosa
  • Boneset – Eupatorium perfoliatum
  • Calendula – Calendula officinalis
  • California poppy – Eschscholzia californica
  • Chamomile – Matricaria recutita
  • Chickweed – Stellaria media
  • Cleavers – Galium aparine
  • Creasy greens – Barbarea verna and B. vulgaris
  • Dandelion – Taraxacum officinale
  • Daylily – Hemerocallis fulva
  • Echinacea – Echinacea purpurea
  • Elderberry (Sambucus nigra, Adoxaceae)
  • Elecampane – Inula helenium
  • Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare
  • Garlic mustard – Alliaria petiolata
  • Ginseng, American – Panax quinquefolius
  • Goldenseal – Hydrastis canadensis
  • Goldenrod – Solidago spp.
  • Gotu kola – Centella asiatica
  • Hibiscus Hibiscus sabdariffa
  • Honeysuckle, Japanese – Lonicera japonica
  • Lamb’s quarters – Chenopodium album
  • Lemon balm – Melissa officinalis
  • Marshmallow – Althaea officinalis
  • Meadowsweet – Filipendula ulmaria
  • Milky oats – Avena sativa
  • Mimosa – Albizia julibrissin
  • Mint – Mentha spp.
  • Motherwort – Leonurus cardiaca
  • Mullein – Verbascum olympicum
  • Nettles – Urtica dioica
  • Passionflower – Passiflora incarnata
  • Purple dead nettle – Lamium purpureum
  • Red raspberry – Rubus idaeus
  • Rose – Rosa spp.
  • Skullcap – Scutellaria lateriflora
  • Spilanthes – Acmella oleracea
  • Tulsi/ Holy basil – Ocimum tenuiflorum
  • Valerian – Valeriana officinalis
  • Vervain – Verbena officinalis
  • Violet – Viola spp.
  • Vitex – Vitex agnus-castus
  • Yarrow – Achillea millefolium
  • Yellow dock –Rumex crispus and R. obtusifolius