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Lemon Verbena in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Aloysia citrodora syn. Aloysia triphylla

 

Lemon Verbena

Lemon verbena is a perennial growing to a maximum height of 3m. It is frost sensitive and will shed its leaves at 0C. The leaves which have a lemon fragrance when crushed or bruised. Purple or white flowers appear in late spring or early summer.

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plant Features
  • Lemon Verbena likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Lemon Verbena likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Lemon Verbena is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Lemon Verbena likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Lemon Verbena

Latin name

Aloysia citrodora syn. Aloysia triphylla

type

Perennial

family

Verbenaceae

ph

6.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Lemon Verbena likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Lemon Verbena is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Lemon Verbena likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Lemon Verbena likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Lemon Verbena is 0.45meters x 3.00meters 0.45 M 3.00 M

Aloysia citrodora syn. Aloysia triphylla

Lemon verbena is a perennial growing to a maximum height of 3m. It is frost sensitive and will shed its leaves at 0C. The leaves which have a lemon fragrance when crushed or bruised. Purple or white flowers appear in late spring or early summer.


Flowering

From Early Summer TO Mid Autumn

Long flowering season, from early Summer to mid Autumn

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant in Spring, or sow seeds in Spring.

 

Propagating by seed

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Will self-seed, but also seeds can be started off indoors in early Spring

 
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