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Lemon Mint
Monarda citriodora


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About Lemon Mint (Monarda citriodora)
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Flower Color: Light Lavender to pink
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Lipped flowers in leaf axils
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? Yes
Is this wildflower medicinal? Yes
What is Lemon Mint's native range?
  Indigenous To: North American plains
Where Lemon Mint is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: Native to plains regions, but can be grown in all regions.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Lemon Mint (Monarda citriodora)
  Soil preference: Prefers alkaline soils, but is adaptable.
  Sun/Shade: Full sun to light shade.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: This wildflower is one of the tough group of wild mints. It's easy to grow, but perfers hot dry conditions.

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