Lemon Bergamot (Monarda citriodora) Annual
This aromatic heirloom with purple blossoms and lemon-scented leaves brings color and fragrance to any garden. Loved by bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, Lemon Bergamot is an easygoing grower that thrives in every region. Highly valued for its medicinal properties and spectacular in tea.
- 100 seeds minimum.
- Germination:14-28 days
- Direct sow in full sun after last frost barely covering seeds with soil or start indoors 2-4 weeks before last frost.
- Keep evenly moist. Thin plants to 12-18 inches apart.
- Deadhead spent flowers to encourage new blooms.
- Mature height up to 48 inches.