Monarda didyma

Bee Balm Milano Mix

R60.00

Tall flower stems with semi-double whorl-shaped flowers in a mix of white, shades of pink and red Loved by bees.

 

50 seeds per packet

71 in stock

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Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

Flower type:Disk
Life cycle:Perennial
Climate:Prefers cool to moderate temperatures and can withstand frost.
Sowing guide:Direct sow in March-April / September or sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 8 weeks.
Germination guide:10-14 days @ 22 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:50-90 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:September (if sown in March-April) or 100-120 days after sowing in September
Final height:80-100 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Ready when the flowers are almost completely open. Harvest in the cool part of the day as flowers are prone to wilting in the heat. Expected vase life is 5-7 days.