Mint Mania: This recipe for minty tea comes from the National Gardening Association: Mix three tablespoons dried peppermint, one tablespoon dried catnip, one tablespoon rose petals, and one tablespoon lemon verbena; brew and drink.
This combination cleanser and freshener contains ingredients like fresh strawberry cells, rose geranium, lemon verbena, golden jojoba oil, and vitamins A, C, and E to freshen and revitalize dry skin.
As its name suggests, the Aires de Verbena comes from Spanish roots and is often traditionally danced on the steps and courtyard of town squares and government centers.
Lantana: a flowering plant from the verbena family that produces a cluster of flowers in red, orange and yellow most commonly and sometimes blue and white.
Herbs for insomnia teas: Brew one of the following or create a mix; chamomile, lime blossom, seeds of fennel, skullcap, elderflower, or lemon verbena.
Mandarin orange and lemon verbena make this a great scent for those days when you need to be reminded of what summertime's all about.
In the plains below, the swards are gay with the scarlet and white verbena and other brilliant wild flowers.
By the end of the month, masses of the following plants may be formed with safety in warm localities: - pelargonium, heliotropium, fuchsia, petunia, nierembergia, salvia, verbena, bouvardia and lobelia.
We have wild olive, species of rock-rose, wild privet, acacias and mimosas, barberry and Zizyphus; and in the eastern ramifications of the chain, Chamaerops humilis (which is applied to a variety of useful purposes), Bignonia or trumpet flower, sissu, Salvadora persica, verbena, acanthus, varieties of Gesnerae.
- Spike of Vervain (Verbena officinalis), showing sessile flowers on a common rachis.