How to Companion Plant Lemon Verbena?

Answer Lemon Verbena, which is also called Aloysia triphylla, is an annual in most regions but is a perennial plant in extreme southern portions of the United States. It produces tall, spiky, white flower... Read More »

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Are lemon verbena& lemon balm the same?

Lemon verbena and lemon balm are not related. Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is a perennial flowering shrub with white flowers. The leaves and flowers add lemony flavor and perfume to food and b... Read More »

How to Grow Lemon Verbena?

Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is a large and bushy perennial shrub. It is deciduous and highly scented, with a strong citrus aroma that can be noticed most strongly in the early evening. As a n... Read More »

What is the botanical name for lemon verbena?

The botanical name for lemon verbena is Aloysia triphylla. The genus honors Princess Louisa of Parma, the wife of Spanish King Carlos IV. "Aloysia" is a latinized form of her name. Spanish explorer... Read More »

Is lemon verbena invasive?

Lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla) is not considered invasive. It can spread through self-seeding if allowed to set seeds. Keep lemon verbena pruned back in spring and mid-summer. Unmanaged lemon ve... Read More »