A very productive variety of this old-fashioned garden classic. The scented plants produce numerous flowers along stems. The flowers emerge from characteristic whorls which begin as green-grey and slowly age to pink-purple. Beautiful in the garden or bouquets.
Plant type: annual
Planting depth: surface sow
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 12”
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to sow:
Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, barely covering the seeds. Harden off seedlings and transplant outdoors after all danger of frost has passed. Pinching is not necessary.
Bee balm blooms over a long period from mid to late summer. A perennial in zone 6 and warmer. Can be grown as an annual elsewhere. Harvest when whorls begin to turn purple for a long lasting cut flower. 110-120 days to maturity.