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Bee Balm Seeds

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Quick Overview

This is the monarda with pink flowers and leaves famous for making tea. Also called "Oswego Tea." Perennial

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SKU MOFP
Common Name Wild Bergamot or Bee Balm
Botanical Name Monarda fistulosa
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Pink
Estimated Mature Height 24-48 inches tall
Bloom Time Mid summer to fall
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 1,120,000
Seeds Per Packet 500
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Native To North America
Native to North America
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Suggested Uses Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Fragrant
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
Everybody knows "Bee Balm," the famous red wildflower with the "crown-shaped" flowers. Well, this is the shorter pink cousin, famous among native Americans for making tea and other medicinal preparations.

Like all wild mints, Wild Bergamot has square stems and fragrant leaves.

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5.0

Fast Grower

By Tina

from North Mississippi

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Pros

  • DROUGHT RESISTANT
  • Hardy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Cut flowers

    Comments about Bee Balm Seeds:

    I planted the seeds when they arrived in the spring and these babies grew fast. They were great for cut flowers. I planted these in full sun and near the border of my driveway. Very hardy with little water.

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    5.0

    Monarda fistulosa

    By O

    from North Babylon, NY

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          Comments about Bee Balm Seeds:

          Sowed seeds in the fall. Seeds germinated this Spring and are already six inches tall. Very happy with the quality of the seeds.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          One of my favorite wildflowers

          By Gallifreyan Jedi

          from Laurel, MD

          Comments about Bee Balm Seeds:

          These seeds germinated just fine, and the seedlings are currently happily transplanted outside.

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