Peaceful Valley Bee Balm Description
Perennial USDA Zones 4-8
Native to North America
Open pollinated. Memeber of the mint family, also called wild bergamot, this herbaceous perennial reaches 4' tall with lavender colored colored flowers in summer. It has a long history of use as a medicinal herb and today is used to flavor herbal teas. It is enjoyable in the garden for its pleasnt scent. Grows readily from seed.
Sow seeds in early fall or in spring after danger of last frost has passed. Keep soil moist for 6 weeks after planting.
Plant in fall or spring
Planting depth 1/8"
Days to germinate 10-21
Plant height 3-4'