Cymbopogon citratus- Lemongrass
A clumping perennial grass that grows up to four feet tall and three feet wide.
- Plant in full sun, but tolerates light shade
- Grows in a variety of soil types, but likes good drainage and prefers rich loamy soil
- Rarely flowers, fragrant leaves
- Oils can be extracted for medicinal uses or perfumes = bright citrus scent
- Great as ornamental grass, in the ground or container!
- Medium water needed and medium maintenance
- Native to India