Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Aloysia triphylla, n/a, Lemon Verbena, Herb Louisa

Common Name: Lemon Verbena, Herb Louisa

Genus: Aloysia

Species: triphylla

Cultivar or Variety: n/a

Characteristics: Has a strong lemony smell and taste. Perennial Z 8-11. Plant needs pinched to form side branches and a fuller plant.

Life Cycle
Annual
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9
Zone 10

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Level with Foliage

Flower Color
White

Fragrance
Heavy

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed
Stem Fragments

Cutting Flower
No

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Image
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