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Bee Balm
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Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF1861

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Description

Bee Balm - Monarda fistulosa

Perennial Open Pollinated. Member of the mint family, also called wild bergamot, this herbaceous perennial reaches 4' tall with lavender colored flowers in summer. It has a long history of use as a medicinal herb and today is used to flavor herbal teas. It is enjoyable in the garden for its pleasant scent. Grows readily from seed. Sow seeds in early fall or in spring after danger of last frost has passed. Keep soil moist for 6 weeks after planting.

Flowers: Aromatic leaves. Blooms in summer
Attracts: Attracts birds, hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees
Soil: Requires well-drained, moderately fertile soil
Native: North America

USDA Zone: 4-8
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 10-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 3'-4'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Edible Flower
  • Fragrant
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Native
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Wildflower

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Bloom Season Summer
Flower Color Purple Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Birds, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant
Life Cycle Perennial Planting Time Spring, Fall
USDA Zone 4 - 8 Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer
Flower Color Purple
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Birds, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring, Fall
USDA Zone 4 - 8
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

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