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Lemongrass label

Common name: West Indian lemongrass

Botanical name: Cymbopogon citratus

Family: Poaceae

Requirements: Well-drained soil; sun

Dislikes: Wet feet

Suitable for: Warmer climates. In cold areas grow in warm, sheltered spot/protection from frost.

Clump-forming perennial; arching

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