417 East Maxwell Street,
Lexington, Kentucky 40508
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Cymbopogon citratus (lemon grass)
A frost-tender clumping perennial grass popularly used for its lemony flavor in Thai, Vietnamese, Laotian, and Cambodian cooking; it is also a beautiful ornamental grass. Gracefully arching, light green, strap-shaped linear leaves emit a lemony fragrance when bruised. Grown as an annual in gardens or in containers. Tolerates light shade but prefers full sun. Can be overwintered indoors in brightly lit locations. 2-4'H x 2-3'W. USDA Zones 10-11.
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