Lemon balm, Balm mint

Posted by on June 25, 2015 in foliage season, Others, semi shade, water moderately | Comments Off on Lemon balm, Balm mint

Lemon balm, Balm mint
Scientific Name : Melissa officinalis
Family : Lamiaceae
Common Name : Lemon balm, Balm mint
A short growing plant with scented leaves used for flavouring food and tea. It has medicinal uses also. Flowers attract honeybees for nectar. It is native to South-central Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean region, and Central Asia.
Propagation : Stem cutting, seeds
Longevity : Perennial