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Other names: Bee Balm
Characteristics: Annual 80 cm
Seeds per packet: Approx 150
Attractive oval shaped green leaves and beautiful purple-white-pink flowers. It has highly lemon scented leaves which may be used in salads, fish dishes or as an herbal tea. Most useful plant as it also attracts beneficial insects to the garden.
Prefers a light well-drained soil in an open sunny position, tolerant to dry soils and requires little water.
Tropical: Autumn to early winter.
Temperate: Spring to Autumn.
Cool climate: Spring to Autumn.
Sow: 3mm deep
Sow direct in the growing position for best results. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30cm
Germination: 14-28 days