Lemon verbena


Aloysia citriodora

This plant with its very aromatic foliage can be grown as a shrub or a hedge. It will reach 3 to 4 metres in height if left uncontrolled. The pale green glossy leaves smell strongly of lemons. These leaves can be used to make a refreshing hot or cold drink or added to fruit dishes. Grow in full sun in well drained soil. Coast to 2,500 m.