Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena

Aloysia triphylla

Lemon Verbena has a delicious sherbet lemon flavour and is delicious in cream, ice-cream, cakes.
Medicinally used in tea as a sedative, fevers, indigestion, acne.
Pot-pourri

  • Frost hardy evergreen perennial
  • Height 1.5m
  • Summer flowering shrub native to America, grown for its sweet lemon foliage.
  • Full sun sheltered position
  • Light well drained soil
  • Remove deadwood in Spring. In Summer cut back main stems to 30cm and side shoots to a few nodes from main stems.