Half-hardyor perennials, preferring light, rich soil and a sunny . Alonsoa Warscewiczii has brown, semi-woody and scarlet , growing to about 18 in. It is perennial under glass. A, W. compacta grows to 1 ft., making an ideal pot plant. A. Fairy Pink is another compact grower with soft creamy-pink .
ALOYSIA TRIPHYLLA or LEMON-SCENTED VERBENA Formerly known as Lippia citriodora, this deciduous shrub grows to about 15 ft. under a warm south wall. It is not reliably hardy except possibly in the southwest and must be protected in severe weather by canvas or sacking. The smallflowers produced in August are undistinguished but the have a strong lemon fragrance. Easily increased by of the young shoots taken in July and rooted in a propagating frame.