Erba limona

Botanical name: Melittis melissophyllum

Melittis melissophyllum is an herbaceous perennial brought spontaneous State in Central and southern Europe.

Plant from the delicate aroma of lemon, it was used in folk medicine, like melissa and marjoram, infusions and decoctions.

Ideal as an ornamental plant, the lovely spring bloom gives rich inflorescences of nectar, which are visited by bees and bumblebees.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Shaded
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Moderate
  • Land
    Well drained
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