Lemon Verbena : Lemon Verbena
Lemony scented leaves make great tea, baked goods, jelly, and more
Lemon Verbena has the most true lemon scent of all the lemony herbs. The leaves are commonly used to make a delicious tea or for flavoring drinks. This leggy, tender perennial is easy to squeeze into gardens without a lot of extra space, or it can be grown larger and made into a hedge. Its a deciduous plant that loses its leaves when the days get shorter but then grows back the following spring.Verbenaceae Aloysia triphylla
Soil PH: 6.0-7.0, Ideal 6.5
Lemon Verbena prefers a rich, well-drained soil that is moist, but not soggy. Neither acidic soil or clay is very hospitable to Lemon Verbena.
Compost (N), 2 inch(es), 1 time
Incorporate 2" of compost into the soil before planting.