Barney Burns, one of the founders of Native Seeds in Tucson, Arizona. She had obtained the seed from a neighbour in New Mexico who had grown it since the 1920s.
Mrs Burns is a strongly flavoured aromatic herb with large, lush, oval-shaped, slightly puckered bright green deciduous foliage has aromatic leaves with a unique essence scent of citrus or lime, and spikes of small, tubular white flowers are tinged with pink. Citrus scented green leaves that can be used in cooking, eaten raw or alternatively used to make a delicious herbal tea. For fish, poultry, pasta dishes and salads.