Wild Bergamot Wildflower Seeds 6863

$2.19$62.80

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packet M-6863-PKT $2.19 In stock
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5-g J-6863-5G $15.70 In stock
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25-g J-6863-25G $62.80 In stock
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Description

Wild Bergamot Wildflower Seeds 6863. Native of Canada. Perennial.

Approx. 250 seeds/pkt (2,800 seeds/gram)

Also known as “Bee Balm” or “Monarda.” A popular showy native perennial plant often used as an ornamental planting but also has a high pollinator value. Makes a great tea too. Grows 60-90 cm in height, but can reach taller in ideal conditions. Summer blooming plant with pink to lavender flowers and often found in open, dry fields, thickets and clearings usually on limy soil.

How to Grow

Start seed 8-10 weeks early indoors before last frost or direct sow outdoors 2-3 weeks before your last frost in the fall. Optimum soil temperatures are 15-21 C (60-70F). Sow seed 6mm (1/4) deep and lightly cover with soil. Thin or space plants to 45-60 cm (18-24”) apart in the garden.  Wild Bergamot prefers full sun to light shade.

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