Herbs For Container Gardening
Any herb can be grown in a container but here are a few that do very well by themselves or in combinations in planters. The following plants are those that remain small and do not spread with the exception of lemon balm, catnip, and mint that should have a pot of their own.
Arugula Basil, aussie sweetie Basil, spicey globe Basil, Siam queen Bay leaf Burnet Calendula Chamomile Chives Citrosia Curry Lavender, munstead Lemon grass Marjoram, sweet Marjoram, golden Marigold, tangerine gem Myrtle sweet Nasturtium Oregano, greek Oregano, cuban Parsley, curled Passion vine Patchouli Rosemary, ARP Rosemary, prostrate Sage, dwarf Savory, winter Thyme, french Thyme, lemon Thyme, silver
Herbs for Partial Shade Many herbs need full sun to thrive but there are exceptions. The plants on the following list can exist with partial shade, meaning morning sun or late afternoon sun. Anise hyssop Alchemilla mollis or Lady’s Mantle Calendula Catnip Chamomile Chives Germander Hyssop Horseradish Lemon balm Lovage Mint Pennyroyal mint Parsley Perilla Rue Rosemary Salad Burnet Saponaria Sorrel Sweet Woodruff Sage Tansy Tarragon, French Valerian