Favored for minty foliage used to make tea, and for long-blooming clusters of two-lipped flowers. Plants need well-drained soil and, in coldest zones, winter protection. Can self-sow, but is not aggressive like related mint.Calamintha grandiflora
Native from the Mediterranean region to Iran. Creeping rhizomes produce a clump 2 ft. high and wide, with slender stems and 1 1/2-in. pink summer flowers. ‘Variegata’ has variegated leaves. Better with some shade.
This low annual produces a blanket of yellow-and-white flowers on wet meadows in California and southw...
Pronounced KEEN-wa, quinoa grows to 5 ft. tall and produces dense flower and seed clusters. A traditio...
Leaves emerge peachy orange and age through red tones to rosy purple; dark veins and a silvery sheen.