500 seeds $2.50
Monarda citriodora is an annual herb with lavender to pink, whorled flowers that attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. The crushed leaves have a mild, citrus fragrance with a spicy oregano-like fragrance later in the season. It makes a good tea herb. Monarda citriodora is a native wildflower, appearing throughout the United States and Mexico. It is drought tolerant and easy to grow in average soil and full sun. It reseeds where it's happy.
Also known as Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Bergamot, Purple Horsemint and Lemon Mint.
height 24" spacing 15"
Sowing Monarda citriodora Seeds
Sow monarda seeds outdoors in early spring. Or start indoors 6 weeks early. Sow on the surface. Full sun to part shade.