Lemon verbena has strongly lemon-scented bright green crinkled foliage that is often used to flavor teas and iced drinks. Loose clusters of tiny lilac or whitish flowers bloom on soft branches in summer and fall. This deciduous shrub can be trained into a standard or clipped to hedge form.
Aloysia triphylla (Lippia citriodora)
Leaf notes : Leaves used to flavor teas and iced drinks.
Leaf fragrance : Yes - Lemon
Leaf texture : Rough, crinkled
Leaf length : 3"
Leaf shape : Narrow; Lance-shaped
Leaf color : Bright green
Flower shape : Small
Flower color : White
Foliage growth cycle : Semi-deciduous
Average size maturity width : 6 ft.
Average size maturity height : 6 ft.
USDA Zone : 10 to 15 F( Z8a)
Sunset zone : 9, 10, 12-21
Water requirements : Regular
Light exposure : Sun
Attractive bark :Yes