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Strictly Medicinal Lemon Bergamot

Gorgeous Butterfly Attractor

Brand: Strictly Medicinal    Item Number: SNV7005

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Lemon Bergamot - Monarda citriodora

Perennial. Outrageously purple blooms May-August attract butterflies, hummingbirds and herbalists to the garden. Deliciously lemon-scented leaves.

Approx. 100 seeds

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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Good for Drying
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental
Germination Requirements Light Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-70°F Days to Maturity 120+ Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun Useful Plant Part Flower, Leaves
Growth Habit Upright Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.6 - 7.5
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant, Ornamental
Germination Requirements Light
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-70°F
Days to Maturity 120+ Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Flower, Leaves
Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 6.6 - 7.5

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Thrives in dry to mesic garden soil in full sun to part shade.

Planting & Growing:Sow directly into soil or pots. Light dependent germinator. Press seed into soil surface and keep evenly moist and in the light until germination (1-3 weeks). Thin or transplant 6-12 inches apart. Pinch tips to encourage bushy growth.

Harvesting & Storage: Flowers are edible. Both leaves and flowers may be dried and stored.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

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