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Lemon Balm: Melissa offinales.

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Lemon Balm: Melissa offinales.

Lemon scented foliage and tiny yellow flowers that the bees find hard to resist. A perennial that grows to around 3 ft tall.

Aspect and Soil Type:
Full sun , free draining soil.
Uses:
Foliage will add flavour to fresh fruit salads and drinks.

Good varieties:
Melissa officinales "Variegata": Beautiful green and yellow variegation.18 inches tall.
Melissa officinales "All Gold": Excellent bright golden foliage. 2 ft tall.

   

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