Balm of Gilead

Cedronella canariensis

Quite possibly one of the most gorgeously scented plants in all existence, with fresh or dried leaves that can be used in tea or for potpourri. Has pale purple pom-pom flowers that great for attracting butterflies. Great container plant.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost tender, but can survive outside if protected from frost

Habit: 5 to 10' tall and wide tender perennial

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Any soil

Origin: North Africa

Balm of Gilead