A native wild flower of hedgerows; a very mildly aromatic plant bearing in late summer whorls of tubular, rose-red flowers in cushions of numerous tiny, hairy bracts. Fresh or dried, the leaves are used for flavouring tomato, fish and egg dishes and said to be particularly effective in egg sandwiches. 1-1 1/2 feet. Hardy perennial. Posted & supplied bare-rooted. Grown I 7" (200 mm)
Clinopodium vulgare 'Cushion Calamint, Wild Basil'