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Monardas make a lovely addition to any garden. They spread via underground trailers, rather like the mints, but not so agressively and make a bright show of blooms from June to September. They prefer a moist, but well-drained soil .
Bergamot, Bee Balm, Oswego Tea, Scarlet Monarda
Red - Monarda didyma - Perennial - Culinary, Medicinal - Lovely red starburst blooms on sturdy stems are a magnet for bees, hummingbirds and butterflies. The leaves have a wondfully sweet smell when bruised that is reminiscent of the Bergamot Orange. Medicinally, the leaves are used to brew a delicious tea. Full sun; plant height: 3-4ft.
|#491 Packet $5.50 Approximately 100 seeds||
|#P491 Plant 3in pot $12.95||
Lavender - Monarda fistulosa - Perennial - Culinary, Medicinal - Leaves have a citrus smell. This particular variety is native to the western US and was introduced into gardens in the late 1600s. Full sun; plant height: 3-4ft.
|#492 Packet $4.50 Approximately 200 seeds||
|#B4z-492CS Dried herb cut and sifted 4oz $20.00||
|#B1lb-492CS Dried herb cut and sifted 1lb $30.00||
Lemon - Monarda citriodora - Perennial - Culinary, Medicinal - Blooms are pink and purple. Native to the southern US. Full sun; plant height: 3-4ft.
|#493 Packet $3.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
|#Bz-493 Bulk seed 1oz $11.65||
|#B4z-493 Bulk seed 4oz $19.50||
|#B1-493 Bulk seed 1 lb $35.99||
|#P493 Plant 3in. pot $12.95||
White - Monarda didyma - Perennial - Culinary, Medicinal - Blooms are a clean snow white. Full sun; plant height: 3-4ft.
|#P4-494 Four Plants 3 inch pots $49.95||
|#P36-494 Thirty-six Plants 3 inch pots $99.95||
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