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Monarda 'Bergamot'

Monarda 'Bergamot'

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Monarda citriodora-Hybrid

This is similar to Monarda citriodora but a more burgundy colour. . It has a lovely citrus scent and is known as lemon bee balm and lemon mint. Bees love it and both the leaves and flowers are edible having a spicy mint flavour.  Try adding the petals to salads or making tea from the leaves.

Type : Annual
Position : Sun/Part Shade
Height : 75cm
Quantity per packet : 50 

Sowing method : Transplant.  Start indoors in September or direct sow late spring. Can be Autumn sown in March
When to plant : Spring or Autumn
Spacing : 35cm
Depth : Surface sow and lightly cover seeds.
Germination : 10-30 days 
Days to maturity : 100-120

Flowers : November - March
When to pick : When flowers are almost completely open.  For drying pick when flowers are fully open.
Vase life : 6-7 days


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