Lemon Balm ‘Melissa officinalis’

Lemon scented small white flowers, good bee plant. Also know as balm,common balm, or balm mint, The leaves are used as a herb, in teas, and also as a flavouring. The plant is used to attract bees for honey production. It is grown as an ornamental plant and for its oil (to use in perfumery). The tea of lemon balm, the essential oil, and the extract are used in traditional and alternative medicine, including aromatherapy. The plant has been cultivated at least since the 16th century.

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Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Sunny or partial-shade position in well-drained soil.

Delivery

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Attracts

Bees love this plant however as a benefit it repels mosquitos!

Flowering season

July – September

Flowering colour

White

Eventual height

30cm-60cm

Species Type

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