|2016 Quail Hollow Farm
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 5-9
Can reach 5 ‘ in Height and Width of 3.5 ‘
|Naturalized to North America. Perfect for meadow or butterfly gardens, the whole plant is fragrant.
Appropriate for mid or back of the border plantings, the slender arching green stems producing small yellow
flowers from early summer onward. The tea has a great reputation as a wash for healing wounds and skin
eruptions. It was the origin of the French herbal lotion eau de arquebasade, one of the first treatments for
gunshot wounds. Some studies have indicated it may promote clotting. Today it is primarily known for its
astringent and tonic qualities. Internally, the tea is thought to be useful for liver, kidney and bladder problems.
It produces yellow, gold and green dyes with very good fastness and contains tannins, making it appropriate
for treating leathers.
|AJUGA ‘BERGUNDY GLOW’
Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 4-10
PART TO FULL SUN
Ht, 2-4” X Width 12”
(Bugleweed) Excellent spreading groundcover featuring colorful burgundy
tinged pale green and cream variegated foliage and deep blue flower spikes.
Forms a dense, carpet-like mat, even in shady areas!
Bugle has a long history of use as a wound herb and, although little used today,
it is still considered very useful in arresting haemorrhages and is also used in
the treatment of coughs and spitting of blood in incipient consumption. The
plant contains digitalis-like substances and is thought to possess heart tonic
properties. It has also been considered good for the treatment of excessive
alcohol intake. The whole plant is aromatic, astringent and bitter. It is widely
used in various preparations against throat irritations and especially in the
treatment of mouth ulcers.
BIENNIAL – SELF SEEDS
Height of 2 ft and a Width of 16 in
Beautiful clear purple-blue flowers to the garden in June and
July. It has been used as a diuretic, and to induce perspiration.
The root decoction was thought to have blood cleansing action.
Said to be effective when applied topically for ulcers and injuries
to the skin. The plant is a biennial, preferring dry, sandy soil and
full sun. Hardy through a wide range of zones and generously self-
seeding, an individual plant can produce 900 seeds. Although
sometimes an unwanted volunteer in hayfields, it is indispensable
in hummingbird and bee gardens, where the lovely trumpet-
shaped flowers will easily attract these busy visitors.
SUN or SHADE
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONE 4-9
Infusion is effective medicine for most
internal and external wounds due to its
astringent action. Also as
a gargle for sore throat.
INDIRECT LIGHT OR SHADE
The famous healing plant. Fresh leaves can
be split and gel applied to treat minor burns,
sunburn, wrinkles, insect bites, minor cuts,
scratches, and skin irritations. The juice is
also used internally for ulcers.
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 4-9
Height: 48". Width: 36".
Attractive honey plant; produces abundant
nectar which yields a light fragrant honey.
Strongly anise-scented; delightful for tea or
asculinary seasoning. Showy blue or white
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 6-9
This is the official Arnica which is the
basis for many homeopathic remedies,
salves etc. Traditional European folk
use as a poultice to relieve pain and
reduce inflammation of sprains and
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 5-9
Height of 2 ft and a Width of 20 in
(Herb bennet) Once known as the herba benedicta, the blessed herb. In the
Middle Ages the plant was thought to evoke the presence of Christ and
offer protection against evil influence. It appears as a decorative feature in
thestonework and stained glass of Medieval cathedrals, the three leaves
symbolizing the Trinity, and the five-petalled flowers the five wounds of the
crucifixion. Medicinally it is thought to be beneficial against stomach upset,
and as anexternal application to wounds. It contains tannins that give it an
astringent, anti-inflammatory effect. Native to Europe, Asia and the
Mediterranean, it is a perennial preferring rich moist soil in shade. The root
has a clove scent,and was much prized as a flavoring for ale and stews.
Medieval gardeners would only harvest the root on March 25, and only
under certain conditions, but for modern usage the root can be harvested
anytime in the spring and used
fresh or dried.
|Silvermound Artemisia (Wormwood)
Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound'
HARDY PERENNIAL- Zones 5-8
Height: 8-10 In. Spread: 10-15 In.
Soft, silky, shimmering silver foliage.
Wormwood is the defining ingredient of vermouth,
without which the martini could not exist.Bitter herbs
kick-start the digestive system, stimulate the liver, and
boost the immune system.
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 6-11
Width 4ft. Height up to 10ft.
Has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for
thousands of years,to support and enhance the
immune system. Astragalus has also been used for
heart disease. The root of the astragalus plant is the
medicinal part, and is usually harvested from
|Aztec Sweet Herb
TENDER PERENNIAL- ZONES 11+
Mexican herb used since at least the time of the
Aztecs for coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, and
colic. Leaves contain the intensely sweet compound
hernandulcin (1000 times sweeter than sugar) but
high camphor content makes them unsuitable for use
as a sugar substitute. Fast growing, low creeper, with
small white flowers; excellent in hanging baskets