Lemon verbena offers a sweet lemon flavor that's refreshing in tea or desserts and useful for seasoning meat dishes. The plant is a beauty in the landscape, forming an elegant shrub 6 feet tall by 8 feet wide.
Native to warm, tropical climates, lemon verbena (Aloysia citrodora) grows as a perennial in frost-free areas. In these temperate zones, your lemon verbena plant can easily grow into a small tree in the garden. It often reaches heights of 6 feet, and has been known to grow up to 15 feet tall.
Verbena plants are available in a variety of heights and a range of colors that cover the pink, red, and purple spectrum. All of the plants bear clusters of shallow flowers that butterflies find irresistible. Many plants have lacy or needle-like foliage.
Aloysia citrodora is a species of flowering plant in the verbena family Verbenaceae, native to South America. Common names include lemon verbena and lemon beebrush. It was brought to Europe by the Spanish and the Portuguese in the 17th century and cultivated for its oil.
Lemon verbena is a pleasant-smelling plant native to Argentina and Chile. The plant that is commonly cultivated in the tropics and Europe, and is grown commercially in France and North Africa. It bears small white flowers and has fragrant, lemon-scented narrow leaves.
Produces delightful fragrance Refreshing, lemon-scented foliage Use fresh or dried . All our ' Lemon Verbena ' Herb Plants are organically grown and shipped in fine quality growing medium. They are guaranteed to arrive alive and ready to plant.