Herbs for cocktails - collection

Herbs for cocktails collection

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This herb dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

    This is a great little collection if you like to mix a cocktail or two, as these herbs can all be used to either dress, or enhance the flavour of your favourite tipple. The plants have all been grown in 9cm pots, and the collection will contain 6 different un-named herbs. The exact contents will vary (depending upon the time of the year and their availability), but typically you could expect to receive any of the following:

  • Strawberry mint (Mentha × piperita 'Strawberry') - Smaller than average leaves have a hint of strawberries. Grows to 50cm x 1.5m.

  • Chocolate peppermint (Mentha × piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate')- Its rich green leaves have a wonderful aroma and flavour. Grows to 40cm x 1.5m.

  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) - A shrubby evergreen, with highly aromatic foliage. Grows to 1.2 x 1.2m.

  • Sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) - A tender, leafy herb with fat, green leaves that have a distinctive flavour. Grows to 30 x 30cm.

  • Lemon verbena (Lippia citriodora) - Offers a refreshingly light citrus twist. Grows to 2.5 x 2.5m.

  • Pineapple sage (Salvia elegans) - Adds a different dimension to a mojito! Grows to 50 x 100cm.

  • Mint (Mentha spp. - A versatile herb for a wide range of delicious drinks including mint juleps and mojitos. Grows to 50cm x 1.5m.

  • Cola plant (Artemisia Arbotanum 'Cola Plant') - The filigree foliage offers a hint of cola. Grows to 60 x 150cm.

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