Monarda citriodora

Monarda citriodora

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Lemon Mint Category:


Please Note: These plants are annuals.

Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-3 feet
Color: Pink
Blooms: June – July

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Lemon Mint prefers dry, basic, sandy soils. This is a great plant to use in a container garden. It has lemon scented foliage! Short-lived but will reseed.

Native Range: Native to parts of the South and Southwest. Thrives in USDA hardiness zones 2-11 as an annual.

Pollinators: Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

Flowers:  Flowers are numerous and are whorled around this plant’s square stems.

Leaves: Serrated leaves are oppositely attached around a square stem. Upper leaves may appear whorled.

Food Uses: This plant is used as an herb to flavor food, especially chicken and seafood. It can also be added to teas and desserts.

Other Names: Lemon Beebalm, Horsemint, Lemonmint

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs





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