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Lemon Verbena

Aloysia triphylla

SKU
06389
Semi-evergreen small shrub is prized for its lemon-scented leaves, which add fragrance to the entire garden and flavor to teas and cold drinks. A classic Southern favorite that works well in the landscape or in mixed containers.
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8-10

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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciational-OY-see-uh try-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 12 to 36 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSmall pale lilac flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFragrant
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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