Herbs for Spring

Spring Herbs for Austin compiled by member Judith Craft


Agarita - Berberis trifoliata
Alkanet - Alkanna tinctoria
Anise - Pimpinella anisum
Almond Verbena - Aloysa virgata
Aloe - Aloe vera
Angel Trumpet - Brugmansia arborea
Anise Hyssop - Agastache foeniculum
Basil - Ocimum basilicum * all varieties
Beebalm - Monarda *all varieties
Blackfoot Daisy - Melampodium leucanthum
Black Dalea - Dalea frutescens
Blue Balloon Flower - Platycodon grandiflorus
Butterfly Weed - Asclepias tuberosas
Cardinal Feather - Acalypha radians
Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis
Cat’s Wiskers - Orthosiphon aristatus
Chocolate Daisy - Berlandiera lyrata
Chrysanthemum - Chrysanthemum indicum
Clary Sage - Salvia sclarea
Cleveland Sage - Salvia clevelandii
Coneflower - Echinacea *all varieties
Creeping Jenny - Lysimachia nummularia
Cuban Oregano - Plectranthus amboinicus
Cumin - Cuminum cyminum
Curry Plant - Helichrysum angustifolium or H. italicum
Dahlia - Dahlia *all varieties
Damianita - Chrysactinia mexicana
Dianthus - Dianthus *all varieties
Epazote - Chenopodium ambrosioides
Fennel - Foeniculum vulgare dulce
Feverfew - Chrysanthemum parthenium
Firebush - Hamelia patens
Flax - Linum usitatissimum
Fleabane - Inula dysenterica
Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea
Fragrant White Mistflower - Eupatorium havanense
Frangipani - Plumeria rubra
Garlic - Allium sativum
Gayfeather - Liatris mucronata
German Chamomile - Matricaria recutita
Globe Amaranth - Gomphrena globosa
Goji Berry - Lycium barbarum
Golden Dalea - Dalea aurea
Gotu Kola - Centella asiatica
Greenthread - Thelesperma *all varieties
Hibiscus - Hibiscus *all varieties
Hollyhock - Alcea rosea
Horehound - Marrubium vulgare
Horsemint - Monarda punctate
Hyssop - Hyssopus officinalia
Jerusulam Sage - Phlomis viscosa
Johnny Jump Up - Viola tricolor
Joe Pye Weed - Eupatorium purpureum
Lady’s Bedstraw - Galium verum
Lamb’s Ears - Stachys byzantina
Lamb’s Quarters - Chenopodium album
Lavender - Lavendula *all varieties
Lemon Balm - Melissa officinalis
Lemon Grass - Cymbopogon citratus 
Lemon Verbena - Aloysia triphylla
Lobelia - Lobelia *all varieties
Longevity Spinach - Gynura procumbens
Lovage - Levisticum officinale
Love In A Mist - Nigela *all varieties
Marigold - Tagets erecta
Marjoram - Origanum marjorana
May Night - Salvia nemorosa
Mexican Oregano - Lippia graveolens
Mexican Mint Marigold - Tagets lucida
Milkweed - Asclepias *all varieties
Mint - Mentha *all varieties
Mugwort - Artemisia vulgaris *all varieties
Mullein - Verbascum Thapsus
Nasturtium - Tropaeolum majus
Native Poinsettia - Euphorbia cyathophora
Orach - Atriplex hortensis
Oregano - Origanum vulgare *all varieties
Orris Root - Iris germanica, Iris florentina & Iris pallida *any of the 3
Paper Flower - Bougainvilla glabra
Parsley - Petroselinum *all varieties
Patchouli - Pogostemon cablin
Pelargonium / Geraniums - Pelargonium hortorum
Pennyroyal - Mentha pulegium
Peppermint - Mentha piperita
Plantain - Plantago major
Perilla - Perilla frutescens
Poppy - Papaver *all varieties
Purslane - Portulaca oleracea
Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis
Sage - Salvia officinales *all varieties
Salad Burnet - Poterium sanguisorba
Sambac Jasmine - Jasminum sambac
Santolina - Santolina virens
Skullcap - Scutellaria *all varieties
Snake Herb - Dyschoriste lorfinearis
Soapwort - Saponaria ocymoides splendens
Sorrel - Rumex sanguineus
Southernwood - Artemisia abrotanum
St John’s Wort - Achillea *all varieties
Stevia - Stevia rebaudiana
Summer Savory - Satureja hortensis
Sweet William - Dianthus barbatus
Sweet Woodruff - Galium odoratum
Tansy - Tanacetum vulgare
Tarragon - Artemisia dracunculus
Texas Aster - Aster texanus
Texas Betony - Stachys caccinea
Texas Cedar Sage - Salvia roemeriana
Texas Frogfruit - Phyla incise
Texas Star Hibiscus (red) - Hibiscus coccineus
Texas Star Hibiscus (white) - Hibiscus coccineus Alba ‘Lone Star’
Thyme - Thymus vulgaris *all varieties
Toad Flax - Linaria vulgaris
Tuberose - Polianthes tuberosa
Vetiver - Chrysopogon zizanioides
Vicks Plant - Plectranthus purpuratus
Viola - Viola *all varieties
Winter Savory - Satureja montana
Wormwood - Artemisia absinthium
Yarrow - Achillea *all varieties