Lemon Verbena has a subtle lemon flavor making it a perfect companion in meat dishes, teas, flavored ice cream, marinades, and so much more. Known for its shrub-like habit, expect lemon verbena to reach massive heights, upwards of 6’ tall. It enjoys being groomed, so feel free to trim it often.
If you're looking to add a bit of lemon flavor to your tea or desert, look no further than Lemon Verbena. Its leaves can be used fresh or dried in a tea or a tincture and makes a wonderful fragrance for soaps and lotions. It prefers a sunny location, can grow up to four feet tall, and likes a good 15 inches to spread out.