Bergamot, Lemon (Monarda citriodora), packet of 100 seeds


Family:  Mint (Lamiaceae)

Annual or winter annual, good in Zones 5 to 10

(Lemon Mint, Purple Horse Mint, Horsemint) Native to the central and southern United States and Mexico.  Does well on a dry, sunny exposure.  The flowers and decorative bracts are colored outrageously purple, blooming May to August, occurring in multiple dense whorls on the square stems, attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and herbalists to the garden. The leaves are deliciously lemon-scented.  In warmer zones, the plant may be established in the fall, which produces quicker growth and flowering come spring.  in colder zones, this may be grown as a summer annual, starter early indoors and transplanted out after frost.  Space plants 2 feet apart.

100 seeds/pkt., Open Pollinate, Untreated, NO GMO’s

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