The lemon scented leaves can be used in tea or added to desserts or cooked meals. They can also be dried and added to potpourri or bath sachets to add fragrance.
Lemon Verbena is believed to have calming qualities. The leaves and flowers can help soothe a stomach ache and assist with flatulence and indigestion (among other things).
It is a hardy plant that can withstand most conditions however it will be particularly happy in a full sun, part shade location.
It will grow to around 1.2m high by 1m wide and can also be grown in containers.