DOTTED HORSEMINT Monarda punctata
Monarda punctata is a herbaceous plant that is native to eastern Canada, the eastern United States and northeastern Mexico. Common names include spotted beebalm and horsemint. It is a thyme-scented plant with heads of purple-spotted tubular yellow flowers above rosettes of large white or pink-tipped bracts. Plants are tolerant of dry conditions.
Height: 24", 60 cm
Type: Hardy perennial
Hardiness zones: 3-9
Location: Sun or part sun
Seeds per pack: 20
Germination: These seeds are very easy to germinate! Place the seeds on the surface of a seed-start mix, and water in. Keep at room temperature (20C/71F) and keep continually moist until plants begin to grow. Germination takes approximately 2 weeks. Once plants are established they are somewhat drought tolerant.