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LEMON VERBENA

Alyosia triphylla

A semi-deciduous perennial shrub with long, lemon-scented leaves and scented flowers in summer.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in moist, well-drained soil in a sheltered garden position. Tolerates periods of dryness.
  • Position: Full sun, Part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 2m, 1m
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Ideal for making the occasional cup of refreshing tea. Imparts a lemon flavour chicken and fish dishes, desserts and salad dressings. Add dried leaves to potpourri.
  • Companion Planting: Lemon scented plants reputed to repel flying pests including mosquitoes.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots, Zest 200mm




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