Lemon Grass, Cymbopogon Citratus, is a tall perennial grass with gray-green leaves. It can grow from 3-4 ft. in well drained soil. It prefers full sun, but will need protection from a freeze. This herb has a subtle citrus flavor and blends well with garlic, chilies and cilantro. It is very popular in Asian cuisine. It can be dried, powdered or used fresh in teas, soups or curries. It is a natural insect repellent and the oil has anti fungal properties. It is rumored to ease digestion