What does the word verbena mean?

Usage examples for verbena

  1. I remember that I had even then a great dislike to lemon verbena, and that I would have waited patiently outside a gate all the afternoon if I knew that some one would kindly give me a sprig of lavender in the evening. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  2. They find his mistress standing alone in the middle of her domain, a great gutta- percha snake lying on the ground behind her, and the hose directed at a thirsty verbena- bed. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton