Native to southern Europe. A single plant grows to about 2 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide, but plants self-sow and spread rapidly, sometimes becoming pests. Lemon-scented, heavily veined foliage is light green in the species. Leaves are used fresh in cold drinks, fruit cups, salads, fish dishes; dried leaves give lemon perfume to sachets, potpourris. Likes rich soil. Shear occasionally to keep compact.
From North Africa. To 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall and 6 to 12 in.wide, with narrow gray-green leaves. Summ...
Perennials in Zones 6–9, 14–24; treated as annuals elsewhere (grow as a winter annual in Z...
Pale pink flowers.