10 Perennial Herbs to Grow in Your Yard

Perennial herbs, which thrive year after year, can serve as the cornerstone of a healthy garden. Continue reading to learn more.


Sage is a hardy perennial with beautiful grayish green leaves that seem as at home in a perennial border as they do in a vegetable garden. 

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Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

In many regions, lavender is a perennial herb - that is, if it gets particularly good drainage. Growing in a pot is an excellent approach to ensure proper drainage.

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Rosemary is an aromatic herb that grows as a perennial evergreen shrub in zones 7 and 8. It is a Mediterranean native whose Latin name translates as "sea dew,".

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Tarragon is a perennial herb with long, light green leaves and tiny white or greenish blooms.

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Culinary thyme is a hardy perennial that grows year after year in most climates. It is drought tolerant and beneficial to pollinators.

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Oregano is a perennial herb that thrives in a warm, sunny location and is grown for its strong tasting and aromatic leaves.

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Lemon balm

Lemon balm is a bushy perennial herb with lemon-scented leaves and creamy-white or pastel purple flowers in the summer.

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Chives are a low-maintenance perennial herb planted mostly for its leaves, which give a mild oniony flavor to a variety of savory meals. They grow nicely in pots, in sun or moderate shade.

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Mint is a fragrant perennial herb farmed for its leaves. It's really simple to grow and comes in a variety of delectable flavors.

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Lemon Grass is a low-maintenance tropical plant that thrives in full sun and typical garden soil. It is a fragile perennial that is only hardy in Zones 9-10. 

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10 Reasons Why You Should Grow Mint.

Although mint has a terrible record for overrunning gardens, there are plenty of reasons to grow it in your backyard without worry.