Bee Balm, Spotted Bergamot (Monarda punctata) - 50 Seeds

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This US Native Wildflower biennial has a distinctive oregano-like scent which makes it a favorite for gardeners and herbalists.... and honeybees and hummingbirds love it too. Can be year round in Florida but favors late summer and fall, in northern climates flowers June to October depending where you are.

•American grown seeds
•Height: 24"
•USDA Zones: 3-10

Planting Instructions:
Direct sow in early spring pressing the seeds lightly into the surface of the soil. Keep the soil lightly moist until germination which usually occurs in 3 weeks at temps from 60-70°. When the seedlings can be safely handled, thin or transplant them for wider spacing. For an early start, you can sow them indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost of spring and transplant outdoors after the threat of frost. Water the young plants occasionally. The mature plants will prefer well-drained soil and can tolerate some drought. Avoid overwatering and overcrowding. After 2-3 years of growth, you can divide the plant.

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