Little Leaf Linden, Lime Flower Tree. Native to Europe, this stately deciduous tree can reach heights of 80 feet and was a common sight planted along many entrances to estates throughout Europe and eventually North America. The trees have a beautiful rounded form and produce abundant, nectar filled flowers, which attract pollinators of all kinds, especially honeybees. The leaves and flowers are used medicinally for numerous ailments. As a nervine, the tea or tincture was traditionally a favorite for female Hysteria and is in fact very helpful for depression, anxiety and general nervous tension. It soothes and heals the adrenal system and is extremely effective for hypertension and palpitations due to stress. Linden can also shorten a viral infection and helps protect against stress induced ulcers and artheriosclerosis. The tea has a slightly mucilaginous quality which is soothing to the digestive tract.The tea has a slightly mucilaginous quality which is soothing to the digestive tract. Planting a Linden Tree on the edge of your landscape will provide you with a long term supply of summer shade, nectar for those important pollinators and an endless supply of Linden Tea to help you unwind and nourish your adrenal system. What better investment could there be?? Long lived. Hardy perennial. Full sun Hardy to zone 3.