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Garden Profile: Plans for the Hortus Medicus Garden

By Lee Anne White
February/March 1996
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The original 1761 plan

1, 2 - Mint
3 - Anise
4  - Nasturtium
5 - Fennel
6 - Nasturtium
7,8 - Caraway
9 - Mugwort, violet, caraway
10 - Lavender
11 - Dill
12 - Centaury
13, 14 - Sage
15, 16 - Mugwort
17, 18, 19 - Sorrel
20 - Yarrow
22 - Dog rose
23 - Parsley
24 -Larkspur
26, 27, 28 - Southernwood
29, 30 - Basil, marjoram
31, 32, 33 - Southernwood
35 - Larkspur
37 - Poppy
40 - Columbine, poppy
41, 42 - Poppy
43 - Angelica
44 - Yarrow
45 - Safflower
46 - Milk thistle
47, 48 - Lovage
49 - Angelica
50 - Sorrel
51 - Fumitory
52 - Chamomile, lily, rhubarb
53 - Lily
54 - Rose
55 - Citrus, sweet pea
56 - Rose
57 - Lily
58 - Chamomile, coriander
59 - Plantain, lungwort
60 - Wormseed
61 - Fennel
63 - Scurvy grass, lavender
64 - Poppy
65 - Hyssop
66 - Larkspur
67  - Daisy
68 - Hyssop,chamomile
69 - Sage, daisy
70 - Alexander
71 - Blessed thistle
72 - Scurvy grass
73 - Salsify
74 - Balm
75 - Wormwood
76 - Rue
77 - Tansy
78 - Poppy
79 - Chamomile
80 - Scabiosa, betony
81 - Borage, sage
82 - Sage
83 - Chamomile
84 - Chamomile, daisy
85, 86, 87 - Marsh mallow
88 - Comfrey
89 - Marsh mallow
90 - Elecampane, clover
91 - Viper’s grass
92 - Poppy
93 - Columbine
94 - Melon
95 - Cucumber
96 - Comfrey

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