Lemon verbena growing in a herb garden.

Lemon Verbena

Lemon verbena (aka lemon beebrush) plants are easy to grow and make a great addition to any home garden. These herbal plants thrive in full sun and partial shade, and require little care once they’re established. In the guides below, we discuss how to grow lemon verbena plants and provide tips for caring for them. We’ll also share some delicious recipes that use lemon verbena leaves. New to growing these tasty plants? Start with our 101 guide.

How to Grow Lemon Verbena In Your Home Herb Garden

A close up horizontal image of lemon verbena growing in the home herb garden pictured in light sunshine.

Lemon verbena is well-known as a tea or for jazzing up soaps, lotions, and potpourris. But it’s equally as marvelous in the kitchen – from tea to cake and fish to curry, it’s an underutilized ingredient that can transform a dish. Learn how to propagate, plant, and care for lemon beebrush in your home garden.

How to Make Lemon Verbena Tea (And Why You Should)

A close up horizontal image of a cup of tea set on a wooden surface with a sprig of lemon verbena leaves to the right of the frame.

Lemon verbena is a delicious herb that offers a multitude of uses! The abundant and aromatic plant provides plentiful harvests during the summertime and the leaves make a delightfully uplifting herbal infusion that can be enjoyed hot or cold. Make a cup for yourself or a pitcher to share! Read more now.