Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm Description Easy to grow. Tolerates most soils, but will do best in rich, moist soil in a sheltered, sunny area. The leaves can be used fresh or dried to make a delicious tea that is soothing and relaxing. Leaves have a mint-lemon flavor. Characteristics Hardiness Zone: 4-9 Light requirements: Part Sun Height: 18-24" Native: No Sizes & Prices Size: 1 GALLON $11.98 Other Information All Balm Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis Zone: 4-9 Part Sun HT: 18-24"