Mandarina - Limoncello

Melissa officinalis

Melissa, a perennial herb hardy to USDA Zone 4-9 also known as Lemon Balm, is loved for its fresh lemon scent. A new variety of Lemon Balm is called Limoncello, which has a very strong aromatic lemon scent that sets it apart from other varieties.
An alternative to the traditional Lemon Balm is the Orange Balm Mandarina which has an extraordinary orange scent. Both unique varieties have a vigorous, well-branched and mounding plant habit that performs well as a ground cover and component in mixed patio containers with both herbs and flowers.


  • Easy to grow perennial herb hardy from zone 4a to 9b

  • Used for herbal teas to help sleep and also other various

  • Strong spreading plant with attractive foliage

  • Can be used to cover slopes and difficult areas

  • Excellent for large mixed patio containers

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Life cycle: prennial, USDA Zones 4-9
Use: pots, containers, garden beds, herbal plant
Height in pot: 25 cm (10”)
Pot size: 10-15 cm (4-6”)
Garden height: 30-40 cm (12-16”)
Garden spread: 30-40 cm (12-16”)
Seed count: Mandarina 1.250 s/gram (35.400 s/oz) Limoncello.2.150 s/gram (60.950 s/oz)
Seed form: profi-seed

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