Aloysia citrodora. A perennial, frost hardy, subshrub with slender, lemon-scented, bright green leaves which clothe the upright stems. Delicate clusters of pale lilac to white flowers are borne from July to August. The leaves are used to make herbal teas, and to flavour liqueurs, adding a lemon flavor to fish and poultry dishes, vegetable marinades, salad dressings, jams, puddings, Greek yoghurt, and beverages. It can be used for potpourri.
Grow in full sun in poor soil, or John Innes No2 in a pot. It will reach a height and spread of 2.5m.