Monarda didyma

£6.00

Sweet bergamot, Oswego tea. A North American perennial growing 1-1.2 m high with scarlet or pink flowers in summer. The leaves can be used as a flavouring or for tea (added to China tea, they produce a taste like Earl Grey tea); the flowers are also edible. Much loved by bees. Grows in any soil, in sun or part shade; hardy to -25ºC.

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Description

Sweet bergamot, Oswego tea. A North American perennial growing 1-1.2 m high with scarlet or pink flowers in summer. The leaves can be used as a flavouring or for tea (added to China tea, they produce a taste like Earl Grey tea); the flowers are also edible. Much loved by bees. Grows in any soil, in sun or part shade; hardy to -25ºC.

Additional information

Weight 1.00 kg