Melissa, aromatic plant
Melissa Melissa officinalis
Perennial more or less hairy, very branched stem and odor
Leaves opposite, large, oval, pétiolées widely
Flowers whitish or pinkish lipped , grouped in whorls
in the axils of leaves.
Fruits tétrakènes housed at the bottom of the calyx.
Habitat edges of woods, hedges, nearby houses
Exhibition partial shade
height 60-80 cm
Harvest: young shoots and luminary s flower from March to October.