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Monarda didyma 'Milano Mix' Seeds

Monarda didyma 'Milano Mix' Seeds

   
   
   
   
   
These clump-forming, herbaceous perennials are a cottage garden favourite. Flowering from early summer to early autumn. Spidery domes of petals which are highly attractive to bees. Prefers sun to partial shade. Leaves can be dried to make bergamot tea, fresh petals can be used in salads.
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Common Name: Bergamot or Bee Balm
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: 45cm
Spread: 25cm
Growing Info:
Sow under cover Jan-April. Lightly press seeds into surface of moist seed compost and cover lightly with vermiculite. Keep at 20°C to aid germination. Prick out once seedlings are large enough to handle. Acclimatise young plants before planting out 50cm apart after risk of frosts has passed. Seeds can be sown direct between Sep-Nov in their flowering position for flowers the following summer.
Aftercare:
Keep well-watered in dry weather. Will form clumps in moist soils that can be divided every 3-4 years.
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Avg. Seeds/Pack: 60

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