Lemon Verbena

Aloysia citrodora

Growing Zones 8-11
  • Height: 3-6′
  • Width: 3-6′
  • Spacing:  6′
  • Bloom Time: Late Summer
  • Location: Full Sun
  • Water:  Average



Aside from the lemony delight of growing this verbena, it is a plant for every garden space. Give this herb soil with good drainage and watch it take off. Whether in a container or in the back border, the fragrant sweet leaves of verbena will set easily. A perennial in areas with frost-free winters, up to zone 8. Can be overwintered indoors in all other areas. Use to flavor fish, poultry, salads and salad dressings.