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verbena

What it is:  Herb
Genus in the family Verbenaceae. It contains about 250 species of annual and perennial herbaceous or semi-woody flowering plants. The majority of the species are native to the New World from Canada south to southern Chile. The flowers are small, with five petals, and borne in dense spikes. Typically some shade of blue, they may also be white, pink, or purple.
Note:  lemon grass? lemon peel and mint. Further reading:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verbena