Bergamot, Sweet Leaf (Monarda fistulosa var menthaefolia), packet of 30 seeds, Organic
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 10
(Oregano of the Sierras, Sweet Leaf, Mintleaf Bergamot, Mountain Monarda, Bee-Balm) Herbaceous perennial native to western North America. With showy flowers of lavender to rose and leaves both pungent and minty, this wild native plant, hardy in the face of severe frost, drought or flood, accomodates well to the domestic garden and brings long-lasting joy. Fantastic fresh cut flower and tasty tea herb. Sow by sprinkling seed in pots or on surface of a prepared seed bed, working in shallowly with fingers, and tamping well. Keep evenly moist until germination, which takes 1 to 3 weeks. Thin or transplant to 1 foot apart.
30 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown