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Lemon Mint - Bee Balm

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Looking for a way to attract beneficial bees, butterflies and birds to your garden? Look no further than Lemon Mint Bee Balm! This annual mint is not only beautiful, with its aromatic lemony scent and lavender-pink flowers, but it's also incredibly useful. The leaves can be used to make teas or tinctures, and the plant has a variety of medicinal benefits. Plus, it's a southern U.S. native wildflower, so you know it's tough and adaptable. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just getting started, Lemon Mint Bee Balm is a great addition to any garden!

Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-70°. Transplant to the garden after your average last frost date. Or, plant seeds directly in the garden from early spring to mid-summer. Sow thickly, thinning to 1 plant every 12-18". This wildflower is native to North America attracting a host of beneficial bees, butterflies and birds. Can be used for a variety of medicinal benefits. Cutting back after flowering encourages additional blooms.

Scientific Name: Monarda citriodora
Days to Maturity: 110-120
Seed Depth: Surface-1/8"
Days to Sprout: 10-14
Plant Spacing: 12-18"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial Shade
Plant Height: 30-38"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

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Looking for a way to attract beneficial bees, butterflies and birds to your garden? Look no further than Lemon Mint Bee Balm! This annual mint is not only beautiful, with its aromatic lemony scent and lavender-pink flowers, but it's also incredibly useful. The leaves can be used to make teas or tinctures, and the plant has a variety of medicinal benefits. Plus, it's a southern U.S. native wildflower, so you know it's tough and adaptable. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just getting started, Lemon Mint Bee Balm is a great addition to any garden!

Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-70°. Transplant to the garden after your average last frost date. Or, plant seeds directly in the garden from early spring to mid-summer. Sow thickly, thinning to 1 plant every 12-18". This wildflower is native to North America attracting a host of beneficial bees, butterflies and birds. Can be used for a variety of medicinal benefits. Cutting back after flowering encourages additional blooms.

Scientific Name: Monarda citriodora
Days to Maturity: 110-120
Seed Depth: Surface-1/8"
Days to Sprout: 10-14
Plant Spacing: 12-18"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial Shade
Plant Height: 30-38"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

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