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Herbs for Spring

Spring Loving Herbs for Austin

Herbs for Spring compiled by 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
Lemongrass Cymbopogon * both varieties
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 *all varieties
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