Monarda punctata - Dotted Mint

Quite distinctive and unusual, the bright lavender and yellow bracts of the gorgeous Dotted Mint plant appear to be flowers but are actually leaves surrounding the true flowers. This biennial aromatic plant is a great source of nectar for butterflies. Monarda punctata naturally occurs in dry soils or thin woods. This showy wildflower performs well in the garden and also provides unusual cut flowers.

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  Lavender
  Mid to Late Summer
  Full Sun
  1' - 2'
  Sand to Loam
  Dry to Medium
Approx. 60 seeds per pack - 1,870 seeds per gram

Attracts Butterflies!
Deer Resistant!
Makes Great Cut Flowers!

All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.

SEED GERMINATION INFO

Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

Outdoors: Sow seed 3 mm (1/8 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.
 

Monarda punctata - Dotted Mint

  • Product Code: C16080
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $3.95