Lemon Mint

Monarda citriodora | SKU: 0810
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$3.25 to $8.50
  • Self-seeding annual plants
  • Plants grow to 24-30 inches tall
  • Purple flower bracts attract bees
  • Leaves are aromatic and citrus-flavored

$3.25 to $8.50

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Item Details

(Monarda citriodora) (aka Bee Balm, Horsemint) Used by Native Americans for medicinal and culinary purposes,the citrus-flavored leaves of lemon mint can be minced and added to fruit jellies. Its beautiful purple bracts, held on 24-30" tall plants, are aromatic and colorful in the fall and attract bees. Hardy perennial in zones 5-9.

Learn to Grow Lemon Mint

Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before last frost

Germination: 10-20 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - 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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Bumblebee Delight

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The bumblebees love this herb! They are on it from dawn til dusk! The plants took their time getting started but once they began to bloom it has been non-stop all summer. The plants tipped a bit when we had heavy rain but with a bit of help they are again standing tall and blooming like mad. The color is outstanding with gold calendula. So pretty.