Samuel Smith Farmstead First Period Colonial Garden Plant List

 

Herbs and Flowers

Deer resistant

Color

Location*

Uses **

Basil, Ocimum basilicum purple H c
Bee Balm Monarda, Oswego-tea yes lavender H & F
Betony, Stachys officinalis pink F m
Black-eyed Susan, yes yellow F
Bleeding heart, Dicentra spectabilis yes pink F
Borage, Borago officinalis yes blue H c,m
Catmint, Nepeta cataria yes blue p
Chervil, Anthriscus cerefolium white H c,m
Chives, Allium schoenoprasum yes purple H c
Comfrey, Symphytum officinale purple H c,m
Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea magnus yes pink F c,m
Daylily, Hemerocallis yes orange F
Dill,Anethum graveolus yellow H c
False Indigo, Baptisia australis purple F M
False Sunflower, Heliopsis, Helianthoides yellow F
Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare yes bronze H c
Feverfew,Taancetum parthenium yes white/yellow H c,m
Foxglove, Digitalis yes ? F m
Globe Thistle, Echinops yes purple F
Hyssop, Hyssop officinalis yes purple H & F a,c,m
Indigo, Baptisia australis purple F m
Iris, Iris florentina Orris yes lt. purple F a,c,m
Jacob’s ladder, Polemonium, caeruleum blue H m
Lamb’s Ears, Stachys Byzantina yes silver H & F
Lavender, Lavendula officinalis yes blue H a
Lemon balm, Melissa officinalis yes H
Lemon verbena,Aloysia triphylla H a
Lovage, Levisticum officinale H c
Mint (Peppermint),Mentha yes H a,c,m
Myrtle, Vinca minor yes purple front bank m
Native Columbine, Aquilegia candensis L. red/yellow F c
New England Aster, Symphyotrichum novae-anglia yes purple F m
Oregano, Origanum H c
Parsley, Petroselinum crispum H c
Peony, Paeonia pink F a
Primrose, Primula yes yellow F c,m
Rosemary,Rosmarinus officinalis yes blue H a,c,
Rue, Ocimum basilicum yes yellow H m
Sage, Salvia officinalis yes H c,m
Sedum pink F
Siberian iris, Diploid yes blue F
Solomon’s seal, Polygonatum odoratum yes varigated F
Spiderwort, Tradescantia virginiana L. yes purple F
Sweet Woodruff, Galium odorotum yes white H & F a
Tansy, Tanacetum vulgare L. yes yellow H & F m
Tarragon, Tanacetum vulgare L. H c
Thyme, Thymus vulgaris yes blue H c
Valerian, Valeriana officinalis white H m
Wild ginger, Asarum europaeum yes H & F
Yarrow, Achillea millefolium yes yellow H m
Yarrow, Achillea millefolium yes white F m
*   location: flowers herbs
** uses: aromatic, culinary, medicinal

 

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