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Monarda didyma 'T&M Superb Mixed'

Bee Balm, Bergamot

Hardy Perennial

Candelabra-like whorls of flowers in a formula mixture with mint scented foliage. Indispensable border flower for most soils, particularly damp sites. Height 90-100cm (30-40in).

Culinary note: Use the dried leaves to make Bergamot tea or use the sweet, spicy flavoured petals to enhance salads, jellies, rice or pasta dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (80 monarda seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.99
Sow on the surface of a good free draining compost from late winter to spring. Make sure the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 10-30 days at 20-25C (70-75F). Reducing the soil temperature at night aids germination.

Transplant when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Later plant out 30cm (12in) apart into a rich, moist, yet well drained soil in full sun or part shade.

Cut back hard in the autumn.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

  1. germinates well, but mildew a big issue

    By Helen Jones 26-03-2016

    The good score reflects the ease of germination, and good growth. However - they were very prone to mildew and the plants looked awful after it's first flush of flowers.


    Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to learn of your disappointment. At your earliest convenience please contact our Customer Care Department at, one of our agents will be more than happy to look into this further for you.

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