Lemon Mint

Plant Height 2-3 FT
Seed Count 1,000,000 Seeds per LB
Botanical Name Monarda citriodora
Life Cycle Annual
Environment Full Sun
Preferred Sites Upland/Grassland
Bloom Period May-July
Flower Color Purple
Pollinator Value Very Good


Lemon Mint


Lemon Mint is found distributed across the southern half of the United States growing in upland prairie and grasslands. Often called Beebalm, it is a member of the mint family has beautiful purple flowers that bloom from May-July.


  • Prefers to grow in dry, well-drained soils that may be rocky and sandy
  • Thrives in full sun to partial shade
  • Highly utilized by pollinators and humming birds who are attracted to its fragrant flowers
  • An easy annual species to grow, it will reseed itself and can form large colonies if allowed


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