Lemon Mint Seeds annual - Monarda Citriodora (Lamiaceae)
ATTRACTS BENEFICIAL INSECTS!!!
Lemon mint tea is a natural calmative to the stomach.
With a delightful lemon scent and lavender flowers, this wildflower is a favorite of butterflies and hummingbirds.
A must have for the natural garden, good for garden with vegetables as the plants attracts beneficial bugs!
Lemon Mint is a member of the mint family that flowers out in a stepped spike formation. The Lemon Mint blooms are a lovely purple to lavender.
Lemon Mint tolerates dry soil and prefers full sun. Hummingbirds and butterflies love these. Dried Lemon Mint flowers have a beautiful citrus aroma. The dried Lemon Mint stems make for an interesting addition to any dried floral arrangement.
Sow Lemon Mint seeds after all danger of frost has passed. Plant ⅛" deep and 3" apart. Germination takes 10-30 days. Thin to 6" apart when plants are 2" tall. Plant gets about 2-3 feet tall.