Herb, Lemon Mint

Catalog #0810

5625
(Monarda citriodora) (aka Lemon Bee Balm, Horsemint) Used by Native Americans for medicinal and culinary purposes. Citrus-flavored leaves can be minced and added to fruit jellies. Beautiful purplish bracts, 24-30" tall. Aromatic and colorful in fall. Excellent bee forage plant. Self-seeding annual.
START INDOORS
8-10 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
10-20 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
12-24" Apart
LIGHT
Sun/Partial Shade

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Plant out in early spring just before last frost. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming.

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