Lemon Mint Seeds

Lemon Mint Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $14.69
1/4 Pound $38.89 34% Savings
1 Pound $98.69 ($6.16/ounce) 58% Savings
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  • This versatile herb is commonly enjoyed in the flower garden and medicine cabinet
  • Pollinator attracting annual that can also be used in culinary recipes
  • Easy to grow heirloom with fragrant, purple Spring blooms
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Lemon Mint Seeds

Monarda citriodora

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Monarda, Lemon Bee Balm, Purple Horsemint, Bergamont

Grow Heirloom Lemon Mint Seeds

Sure to demand attention in your summer garden or wildflower field, Lemon Mint offers clusters of pretty pink/purple blooms that are highly attractive to bees and butterflies! Crush or rub the leaves of Monarda citriodora and enjoy its distinctive citrus or lemony scent.

Leaves can be used raw or cooked for flavoring in salads, cooked foods, and for tea.

Planting Information

Planting Lemon Mint Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 3 inches
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Lemon Mint Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 1,439 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 102,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 408,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 1,632,000 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft