Monarda hybrida

Bee Balm Lambada

R60.00

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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

20 in stock

    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.
    Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
    Germination guide:10-14 days @ 22 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.
    Good Bee Food:Yes
    Flowering time:September (if sown in March-April) or 100-120 days after sowing in September
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    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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