Common Names: Lemon balm, common balm, balm mint
Sub-category: Mint family
It grows to a maximum height of 70 to 150 cm. The leaves have a mild lemon scent similar to mint. The crushed leaves, when rubbed on the skin, are used as a repellent for mosquitoes.
Most commonly found in herb gardens in Connecticut. Blooms in summer.
Primary Flower Color: White
Secondary Flower Color: White