Monarda citriodora

Monarda citriodora

Lemon mint

Low to moderate water requirement; full sunlight. Annual with white or lavender flowers, often dotted with purple, blooms May to August but most commonly in the spring. Adapted to different soils types and easily grown from seed.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 36 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
42.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
820,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Lavender - White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer