Balm: Orange (Melissa officinalis ‘Mandarina’)
HARDY PERENNIAL. Ht 30cm.
This rare and special variety of balm has a strong scent of orange and produces small white flowers in summer.
It has a slight trailing habit so it is ideal for ground cover, hanging baskets, or containers. The leaves can be infused in hot water to make a delicious tea, or added to salads and summer drinks.
Plant in fairly rich, well-drained soil in full sun.