MONARDA Citriodora-Hybr. 'Bergamo'

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MONARDA Citriodora-Hybr. 'Bergamo'

Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint, Purple Horsemint
Select Item No. MO195

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Annual
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: North America
Distinction: Fleuroselect Award Winner.
Special Features: Intense rose-purple blooms in tiered clusters on compact plants. Short lived.
Historical: The species' leaves have been used traditionally for herbal teas.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: rose-purple
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: lanceolate, toothed, with a lemon scent
Growth Habit: compact / bushy
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.37037 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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