Bee Balm Mix Seeds

This Bee Balm mix features Fireball, Raspberry Wine, Purple Rooster, Marshall’s Delight, and a bright pink variety.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

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This Bee Balm mix features Fireball, Raspberry Wine, Purple Rooster, Marshall’s Delight, and a bright pink variety. Bee Balm is one of the easiest perennials to grow, adapting to any soil and growing quickly. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds love the flowers, and the plants are perfect to use as a background for annuals or in perennial beds. This perennial also makes a colorful addition to herb gardens. The cut flowers are attractive in fresh arrangements, and you can use the leaves to make a pleasant-tasting Oswego tea.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Monarda didyma
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 40 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/8 in.
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Magenta (Pink-Purple), Pink, Purple, Red, Scarlet (Dark Red), Violet/Lavender
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid-Summer
Foliage Aromatic, Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods By dividing the rootball, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50