Lemon Verbena Care: How To Grow Grow Aloysia Citriodora

Lemon Verbena blooms up close

The Lemon Verbena plant is a herbaceous perennial member of the Verbenaceae family. The botanical name is Aloysia citriodora (kom-OH-sum sit-ree-oh-DOR-uh). Verbena’s hail from Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile, South America.

How To Care For The Verbena Plant

Annual flowers of the Verbena plant, good for ground cover.

The verbena plant produces fragrant, good-looking flowers that sit atop fern-like foliage with an old-fashioned look and are drought tolerant. Verbena plants consist of around 250 semi-woody species with dense