2000 Seed BEE Balm Wild Bergamot Seeds for Planting Perennial Beneficial Bees Hummingbirds - Monarda fistulosa bee Balm Wildflower Lamiaceae mintleaf Horsemint Native beebalm SeedsRegular price $9.99 Save $-9.99
Monarda fistulosa, the wild bergamot or bee balm, is a wildflower in the mint family Lamiaceae, widespread and abundant as a native plant in much of North America. This plant, with showy summer-blooming pink to lavender flowers, is often used as a honey plant, medicinal plant, and garden ornamental. The species is quite variable, and several subspecies or varieties have been recognized within it. Wild Bergamot seeds Monarda Fistulosa Mintleaf Bee Balm Herb seeds. BEE BALM WILD BERGAMOT Perennial Beneficial Bees Hummingbirds seeds. How to Plant Bee Balm ABOUT BEE BALM Famous for its beauty and its fragrance, Bee Balm, also known as Wild Bergamot, is an old flower garden favorite. And did you know that Bee Balm is one of the best attractors of beneficial butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees? All in all, Bee Balm is a "must" for any garden. WHEN TO PLANT BEE BALM SEEDS Plant your Bee Balm seeds in the spring or early fall. If planting for spring, start seeds indoors in later winter. WHERE TO PLANT BEE BALM SEEDS Bee Balm performs best in full sun or partial shade in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil. Bee Balm isn't picky when it comes to soil type- it will tolerate poor soils and, it is heat and drought tolerant. HOW TO PLANT BEE BALM SEEDS Sow seeds in small pots. Apply a starter fertilizer solution and water. After the initial watering, only water when soil surface is dry to the touch. Pinch off the tops of the plants several times during the growing season to encourage branching and a bushier growth habit. When the roots fill the container, about 2 months after sowing, they are ready to be transplanted into your garden. Direct sow or transplant seedlings into a sunny, weed-free soil. Space plants 20-30" apart. Irrigate regularly to keep herb seeds moist until germination.