Lemon balm 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
- Grow in any soil
- Cut back after flowering to produce fresh foliage growth