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Bee Balm = Lemon Mint Herb - Heirloom
Bee Balm or Lemon Mint also Horsemint
Latin Name (Monarda citriodora)
Used by Native Americans for medicinal and culinary purposes. Citrus-flavored leaves can be minced and added to fruit jellies. Beautiful purplish bracts, 24-30" tall. Aromatic and colorful in fall. Excellent bee forage plant. Hardy perennial in zones 5-9.
Start indoors: 8 to 10 weeks before last frost Germination: 10 to 20 days Plant Outdoors: 12 to 24" apart Light Sun to Partial Shade
Happy Planting !!