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Bee Balm (pack) - SWF1861

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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: Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Perennial Native Monarda fistulosa Height: 24-48 Bloom Season: Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft

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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  • Item Model Number: SWF1861
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.25 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.01 pounds
  • Product Use Instructions: Bee Balm (pack) Instructions - 216kb

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