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Spotted Bee Balm Seeds For Planting, Horsemint (Monarda punctata)

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300 Seeds Per Packet
SKU: 032-FBM
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How much is shipping?

Shipping is only $2.99! This is a flat rate fee for all seed orders within the United States. We do not ship out of the United States to Canada or Mexico, or anywhere abroad.

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Are your seeds heirlooms?

Absolutely! 99% of all seeds on our site are heirlooms (which are defined as true to the parent) and are passed down from generation to generation. Many were bred for quality of flavor, productivity, hardiness and adaptability.

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Are your seeds Non-GMO?

Yes! We will never knowingly sell GMO based seed products. Hardly any exist in the market anyways, but if they do, you can trust that we will steer clear of them.

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Are your seeds organic?

In short, no... But we are firm believers that "organic" is how YOU decide to grow things. You can still organically grow your own produce with, non certified seeds because there is no difference aside from the price.

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Are your seeds treated?

Nope! We never knowingly purchases treated seed products. We also do not treat any of our seeds with substances such as neonicotinoid or thyram.

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Quick Facts

  • Monarda punctata
  • Type: Flower
  • Color: Purple (with spots)
  • Height: 12" to 36" Tall
  • Season: Tender perennial
  • Zones: 3 to 9
  • Environment: Full sun / partial shade
  • Uses: Flower beds, borders. Attracts butterflies and bumblebees.

Description

Grow Spotted Bee Balm from fresh Monarda punctata seeds. Spotted Bee Balm flowers are gorgeous plants that will attract an array of beneficial insects to the garden. They grow to a mature height of about 12 to 36 inches tall and need little attention once established. Monarda punctata is categorized as a perennial that is native to much of the eastern and midwestern United States. The flowers appear creamy white, and have accents of purple above and below their blooms.

Spotted Bee Balm, also known as “Horsemint” prefers an area that is average to dry. It is very forgiving of drought and enjoys an area of sunlight. Great when used in a butterfly garden, as a border plant, or even in a natural setting or meadow.

Sowing The Seed

Monarda seeds can be started indoors, or directly outdoors. If started indoors, sow at a depth of 1/16” under topsoil, in peat pots, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost. Transplant, or direct sow into the garden or in containers when the weather is warm. Keep in mind that Monarda seeds will require sunlight to germinate.

Growing Conditions

Bee Balm plants will enjoy an area that receives full sunlight to partial shade for the majority of the day. They tend to thrive best in rich, well draining soils. It’s recommended to mix any hard compact soil with compost for better drainage. Water the seeds daily to ensure that the soil is kept moist until germination has occurred.

Germination & Growth

Seeds will begin to germinate within 14 to 28 days after sowing. The plants will reach a mature height of around 12 to 36 inches tall and can be spaced about 12 to 18 inches apart from one another. Spotted Bee Balm produces unique flowers with colors of lavender, white and speckled brown spots.