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Monarda punctata - Dotted Mint

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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.

Colour: Lavender
Blooms: Mid to Late Summer
Light: Full Sun
Height: 1' - 2'
Soil: Sand to Loam
Water: Dry to Medium

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

Approx. 70 seeds per pack - 15,860 seeds per 5 grams

Attracts Butterflies!    Deer Resistant!
Makes Great Cut Flowers!

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.

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