Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
Native: Mediterranean region and Asia
Hardiness: Perennial, USDA zones 3–7
Plant Dimensions: 18″–24″ tall, 24″–36″ wide
Variety Information: Lemon balm has crinkled, oval leaves with serrated edges and square stems. The leaves have a lemony mint flavor and fragrance. Small white flowers bloom from mid- to late summer.
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers