The flavor of lemon verbena has been likened to a cross between licorice and camphor. The plant has an incredibly strong minty-citrus scent that is quite powerful when harvested fresh, however the dried Lemon Verbena is less over-powering and more subtle.
If unpruned, will grow to height and width of 4-6’
Perennial in zones 9-10
Because of its scent, lemon verbena is used in making perfumes, as well as a flavorings in baking, jelly and preserving, Medicinally
Teas, cookies, flavoring for sugar, slice leaves and add to fish, salads, and steamed vegetables.
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