Germination Days : 5-7
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 100
Spacing : 8-12
When To Plant : After danger of frost
15 PKTs Available
Bee Balm FBE-8657



A bee, butterfly, and hummingbird magnet,

with profuse lavender flowers on strong stems.

Foliage ”smells like the winds of Paradise” and has been enjoyed as a tea for centuries.

Native Americans and pioneers alike used the tea for colds and bronchial problems.

We like it as a cut flower—the foliage gives the room a fresh scent. Good in the wild garden. Needs good air circulation. Blooms 2nd year.

BOTANICAL NAME: Monarda fistulosa


Start seed in flats. smooth and tamp soil, scatter the seeds sparingly on the surface, and just barely cover with a sprinkling of soil. Keep moist but not soggy--you may put glass or a plastic bag over the flat. When seedlings have several true leaves, transplant about 12" apart into well-composted, weed-free garden bed with full sun to part shade, and water in. Perennial in zones 3-9.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE CULTURAL INFORMATION: Perennial/Zones 4-10/Height 24"/Spacing 12"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly, Edible Flower

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