Lemon Balm


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Lemon balm’s quilted green leaves release a delicious lemony aroma when brushed, making it the perfect fragrant addition to plantings near patios and garden benches. Low-maintenance lemon balm thrives in beds or containers, as long as roots sink into well-drained soil. Bees can’t resist this bushy beauty, so be sure to tuck it in a garden where you grow vegetables and fruits that need pollinating. Trim plants after flowering to limit seeds and subsequent self-sown volunteers. Take advantage of lemon balm’s scent as an insect deterrent — toss a few stems onto a hot grill to drive away mosquitoes.

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Weight 0.000 oz
Latin Name

Melissa officinalis

Plant Type

Perennial Herb


Best planted in average to dry, well-drained soil.

Light Requirements



Bushy, spreading habit.

Plant Height

20-24 inches

Plant Width

18 inches


Green, lemon-scented foliage.


Lavender-purple flowers bloom in summer.


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