Monarda Didyma Australia. Height to 1m width to 30cm full sun to part shade frost tolerant 75mm pot Blooming for weeks from mid to late summer, they rest upon a whorl of decorative bracts.
The flowers are pink and hermaphroditic (contain male and female organs). It is a larval host to the hermit sphinx, orange mint moth, and the raspberry pyrausta. A richly coloured form of these indispensible border plants.
When The Flowers Are Crushed, They Give Off A Bergamot Orange Fragrance.
In hot weather, mulch well around the roots to conserve moisture and keep roots cool. Ancient herb and attractive border perennial flowering in summer. Ad get monarda didyma with fast and free shipping on ebay.
When Crushed The Leaves And Stems Give Off A Fragrance Reminiscent Of The Bergamot Orange.
Look for this plant in all good garden nurseries. Very hardy and relatively drought tolerant. All of our herb plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers.
Early European Colonists Discovered Its Properties As An Infusion From The North American.
This is the red flowered form of bergamot, easy in rich clay based soils. It is a herbaceous perennial with lanceolate leaves. Height to 1m width to 30cm full sun to part shade frost tolerant 75mm pot
Bergamot Is An Aromatic, Perennial Herb, Growing To From 70Cm To 1 Meter High.
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For Best Results, Grow Monarda In Moist, Humus Rich Soils In A Sunny Position.
Monarda didyma is a perennial herb. Leaves can be used to make tea.planting: Showy dwarf perennial with vibrant lavender purple flowers appearing over summer / autumn.