Moldavian Balm, Dragonhead (Dracocephalum moldavicum) -50 Seeds

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This beautiful, aromatic plant has a wonderful citrus scent and is used as a spice or medicine. Fresh or dried, the flowers and leaves are ideal for preparing fresh herbal tea, lemonade, or iced tea. As a spice, the flowers and leaves can be added to desserts, salads and fish dishes. It is also suitable for the preparation of herbal liqueurs since it is said to have digestive and liver stimulating properties. Moldavian dragonheads are also beautiful, nectar-rich flowering plants that enrich any flower bed. Its blue-violet and white blossoms look like the gaping mouth of a dragon ready to spew fire at any moment. Bees and other insects are constantly attracted to them, which is why dracocephalum is said to be an even better and more productive than phacelia.

•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 3-10

Planting Instructions:
Start indoors, covering seeds very lightly and keeping moist until sprouts appear. Set outside after last frost or direct sow in the garden, two weeks before last frost. Plant prefers a sunny position in the garden and has a mild appetite for compost and water. Similar size and cultural requirements to basil. Space plants 1 foot apart. Cutting back after flowering encourages reblooming.