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Lemon (Lemon Beebalm, Purple Horsemint) Seeds

(Monarda citriodora)

A pleasing lemon-scented aromatic American Southwest native wildflower belonging to the Lamiaceae (mint) family. This self-sowing annual is fast growing, reaching up to about 90cm with a show of long-blooming pinky-purple flowers that are highly attractive to various pollinating insects, especially bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant, prefers full sun to part shade, will die down through frost but keeps growing in warmer climates. Grows well in sandy loam, clay, and rocky soils and does not enjoy being waterlogged. Monarda citriodora is used in herbal medicine as an effective treatment for general immune debility, sore throats, coughs, colds, etc. Fresh or dried leaves and flowers can be eaten raw, added to salads, or brewed into tea.

Seed count: 3200/g.

Available options:

Eden Seeds
Packet (290 seeds) $4.20
Seed savers needed
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Bergamot seed count is 3200/g. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.






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