Monarda hybrida

Bee Balm Lambada

R60.00

Tall flower stems are adorned with semi-double whorl-shaped lilac flowers. The foliage has a lovely origanum smell. Loved by bees.

 

50 seeds per packet

138 in stock

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Flower type:Spike
Life cycle:Tender Perennial
Climate:Can withstand light frost and is heat tolerant.
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:30-45 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 7-9 days.

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