Blue Bee Balm Seeds is a perennial herb known as Bergamot, Scarlet Monarda, Oswego Tea, and Crimson Beebalm. It is very showy and will have everyone turning their heads.
Scarlet Beebalm makes a great cut flower as well! The Monarda flowers are edible and the mint-scented leaves are used in teas or in potpourri. These flower seeds may be sown from early spring up until 8 weeks before the last frost in the fall.
USDA Zones: 4 - 9
Height: 36 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.3
Deer Resistant: Yes
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly, no more than the thickness of the seed