Seeds sourced from Plant Good Seed Company. Lemon Bee Balm (Monarda citriodora) has a more rapid growth rate than its Bergamot Lavender relative; a few spring plants of this mint-family rhizome that a small stand of plants will fill out a wide swath of garden area by autumn. Plants form dense pink / light purple blossoms five to six inches tall, and like the name suggest, bees absolutely love this stuff. Has similar plant uses to Bergamot Lavender; plant foliage has an oregano scent when crushed.
100 days to bloom from seed. Perennial.
CowPots are not only a biodegradable, plantable replacement for plastic pots, but have additional benefits as well. Roots easily penetrate the walls of the pot, eliminating transplant shock, and they rapidly breakdown after transplanting providing the goodness of manure to the garden. With no plastic to clean up or dispose of, transplanting is quick and convenient.
Silver Botanic is a landscape plant nursery which utilizes techniques from sustainable and regenerative agriculture. Our goal is to offer high quality plants adapted to the climate of the Hudson Valley so that they can establish and thrive here.