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HERBS "O - P"
2019 Quail Hollow Farm
5285 Highland Ridge Rd.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
OREGANO VARIETIES
CUBAN OREGANO
Plectranthus sp.
Tender Perennial
SUN - SOME SHADE
(hardy in zones 11+)
Not a true oregano, with fleshy small almost round
leaves with small shallow rounded teeth on edges.
Scent reminiscent of oregano, but it is not often
used in cooking. An attractive houseplant that
releases a pleasant odor when brushed against.
PAPYRUS
Cyperus papyrus
TENDER PERENNIAL
SUN – PART SHADE
Height: 4 to 7 feet. Width: 4 to 5 feet.
Writing material of ancient times and the plant
from which it comes, (sedge family), also called
paper plant. This grasslike aquatic plant has
woody, bluntly triangular stems and grows to
about 15 ft  high in quietly flowing water up to 3
ft deep. The ancient Egyptians used the stem of
the plant to make sails, cloth, mats, cords, and
principally

PARSLEY
Petroselinum
BIENNIAL ZONES 6-9
SUN/PART SHADE
Parsley cannot be surpassed for its versatility in the kitchen. It underlines the flavor of foods without being
dominant, and compliments almost every dish. Fresh green appearance and fragrant aroma delight the eye
and stimulate the appetite
PARSLEY
Curled Group

Petroselinum crispum
BIENNIAL- ZONES 6-9
SUN/PART SHADE
The most popular type for
garnishing, with finely cut,
tightly curled leaves.
PARSLEY
FLAT LEAF

Petroselinum crispum
neapolitanum
BIENNIAL- ZONES 6-9
SUN/PART SHADE
Favorite type because flavor
is extra rich. Adds true
European character to soups
and stews
PATCHOULI
Pogostemon patchouli
TENDER PERENNIAL-ZONES 11+
SUN
Height: 6-24 inches, Width: 3-18 inches
One of the definitive perfumes of the Orient and
of India in particular. Widely used in perfumes
and soaps, and even to perfume India ink.
Leaves
are excellent in potpourris and sachets.
Easy to
grow.
DWARF POMEGRANATE
Punica granatum 'Nana'
Perennial (hardy in zones 7-10)
SUN
Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall
Showy orange-red fuchsia-like flowers;
miniature fruits.
Considered an excellent remedy for
tapeworms since the time of
the Greeks. A red dye is produced
from fruit skins and flowers.
Needs occasional pruning.
Origanum
The pizza herb. Indispensible in Italian, Spanish and Mexican cookery. Hot, spicy
flavor complements almost all tomato dishes. Desirable in beef or lamb stew,
gravies, soups, salads or casseroles.
The variety with the truest flavor is GREEK OREGANO, and it is also the
hardiest and easiest to grow. It is hardy to all USDA zones from 5 and up.
In addition, there are many ornamental varieties that may not be as tasty as true
Greek oregano, but make up for it with interest and beauty.
LIST OF HERBS:  A  B  C  D-E-F  I-J-K-L  M-N  O-P  Q-R-S  T--Z