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DRACOCEPHALUM moldavica Blue Dragon

Moldavian Balm or Moldavian Dragonhead

Stock: Available

$3.80

Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: 44-60 cm tall

Seeds per packet: Approx 50

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An attractive erect annual with fragrant lemon scented leaves and showy blue flowers which attracts bees and insects to the garden. The flowers are long lasting and shaped like a dragon's head hence the name "Blue Dragon" 
The leaves have lemony mint scent that can be used fresh or dry for herbal teas and deserts

Prefers a moist, well-drained soil in an open sunny position, cold resistant. 

Tropical: Spring to Autumn. 
Temperate: Spring to Early Autumn.
Cold: Spring to Early Autumn.

Sow: 5mm deep.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow. If growing on trays transplant when large enough to handle avoid excessive root disturbance.

Germination: 5-10 days.
Maturity: 8 weeks

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