Herbs in Literature

Plants chronicled in poetry, prose, drama, myth, and folklore.

Scarlet Pimpernel

Anagallis arvensis

English Daisy

Bellis perennis

Pot Marigold

Calendula officinalis 'Red Devil'

Rampion

Campanula rapunculus

Good-King-Henry

Chenopodium bonus-henricus

Common Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora

Bloody Cranesbill

Geranium sanguineum 'Vision'

Yellow Flag

Iris pseudacorus

Lily

Lilium 'Robina'

Basil

Ocimum basilicum 'Nufar'

Scotch Thistle

Onopordum acanthium

Perennial Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Ditomdre' CORAL CREME DROP™

Cowslip

Primula veris

Winter Savory

Satureja montana

Mullein Pink

Silene coronaria

Common Tansy

Tanacetum vulgare 'Gold Sticks'

Johnny-Jump-Up

Viola cornuta 'King Henry'

Lily Leek

Allium moly

Double-Flowered Lily-Of-The-Valley

Convallaria majalis 'Flora Plena'

Fringed Pink

Dianthus 'Rainbow Loveliness'

Pink-Flowered Garden Sage

Salvia officinalis 'Rubriflora'

Common Verbena

Verbena officinalis

Sweet Violet

Viola odorata 'White Czar'