Lemon balm variegated

Lemonbalm variegated

Melissa officinalis

Lemonbalm is also commonly called Melissa, which is Greek for honey bee. It can be used as a culinary herb with salads, game, drinks, cakes, liquors.
Medicinally as a sedative, for insect bites, relaxes spasms, improves digestion and has anti-viral properties.

  • Hardy perennial
  • Height 75cm
  • Grown for foliage. Attractive to bees
  • Sun or partial shade
  • Moist conditions preferred
  • Cut back after flowering to produce fresh foliage growth