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Monarda didyma Seeds...Seed from Lavender color Bee Balm




Common Names: Bee Balm
Height: 24" to 36"
Spread: 10" to 12" +
Flower color: Lavender Shades ??
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun or light shade
Zone: 3-9
Water: Average, Moist well drained
Soil: Average to Rich
Maintenance:
Other info: Attracts HUMMINGBIRDS, bees and butterflies to the garden. These seeds are from a seedling whose parent is actually 'Marshall's Delight'.   In this seedling's first year bloom, it was a light pink, but it seems as the plant has matured, that it is now a lavender color.   I have searched my files for a photo, because this plant is planted next to my Asclepias tuberosa and they combine beautifully.   But I have been unable to find a photo I thought I had taken, so would have to wait for 2011 to take another photo.   Based on the fact that 'Marshall's Delight' is the parent of this seedling, it is a possibility that a seedling grown from these seeds could be pink.











MONARDA didyma
Bee Balm
** lavender Shades bee balm **


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Monarda didyma, seeds from lavender colored plant:
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[30 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 6-8 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed on good seed starting mix. Cover seed very lightly with mix. Moisten (and keep mix moist until germination begins). Place container in location at 68°F to 70°F. Seed should begin germinating in 10-12 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Monarda didyma at Dave's Garden
2) Monarda didyma in Wikipedia
3) Monarda didyma at USDA
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