Lemon Mint (Monarda citriodora)
Although a member of the mint family, Lemon Mint is a bee balm or monarda. Light purple flowers with a lemony scent make this heirloom a pollinator favorite. Frequently used for tea, as a garnish, and in fresh summer recipes; valued as a medicinal herb.
- 50 seeds minimum
- Germination: 10-14 days
- Maturity: 11-120 days
- Direct sow in full sun after last frost date. Gently press scattered seeds into soil. Light is required for germination.
- Space plants 12-18" apart.