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Monarda Citriodora

Botanical Name:

Monarda citriodora

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Sandy loam to rocky soils. Clay Loam, Medium Loam, Sandy Loam, Sandy, Clay
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annuals, Perennials, Herb/Forb, Herb

Lifespan

Annual

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

If watered, horsemint will continue flowering through the end of summer and even into September and early October.

Benefits
Ornamental

Wildflower meadow, Long-blooming, Shortgrass meadow, Easily grown, Blooms ornamental, Aromatic

Attracts

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Monarda - Bee Balms

Genus

Monarda

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