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Lemon Verbena

Exquisite and intense lemon fragrance adds delightful flavor to teas, fruit salads, jams, jellies and iced drinks or dry for potpourri. Cut back young stems periodically to keep plants compact. In cold winter climates, grow in pots and winter indoors. A hardy shrub in USDA zones 8-10.

Companion Plants

English Lavender

Swedish Ivy

Wild Bergamot

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Lemon Verbena

  • Botanical name

    Aloysia triphylla

  • Variety


  • Zone

    Grow as an annual.

  • Light


  • Height

    36-72" (91-183 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    When actively growing

  • Water

    1-2 times per week

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Pinch back for fuller appearance

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Peter R.'s collection