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Zingy lemon scent, has an array of uses; infuse to make a refreshing tea, chop into a salad, or use to flavour oil, vinegar, cakes or puddings! Also has mild sedative properties, so have a tea before bed to aid sleep. Needs protection from the frost and wind, so either plant in a very sheltered spot, or keep it in a pot to be moved into frost free green house over winter. 

Type: Half hardy Perennial

Height: 1-2m 

Spread: 1m

Soil type: Well drained 

Aspect: Full sun 

Flower colour: White 

Flowering time: Summer

Aloysia triphylla Lemon Verbena

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