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.
- 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.