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- Strong flavoured lemony aromatic leaves suitable for stuffings and herb tea
- Flowers popular with bees and other pollinating insects
- Suitable for sun, part shade or full shade, grows to 60cm tall
- Use for ground cover, containers, window boxes and hanging baskets
Variegated Lemon Balm ( Melissa officinalis ‘Aurea’ ) has beautifully lemony scented aromatic yellow and green leaves that can be used in sauces, stuffings and make a lemony tea. The flowers are white or purple, full of nectar and are magnets for bees, butterflies and other pollinators ( hence, Melissa is Greek for honey bee ). Established height 60cm x spread 60cm. Makes an excellent garden plant and looks good in the border or containers. Plant in moist but well drained soil in full sun, part shade or shade. Supplied in a 9cm pot with colour label.