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Genus: M

Magnolia
sweet bay magnolia
Maianthemum
Canada mayflower
Manfreda
false aloe
Marshallia
large-flowered Barbara's button
Matteuccia
American ostrich fern; ostrich fern
Meehania
Meehan's mint; creeping mint
Melissa
lemon balm
Mentha
Corsican mint; applemint; horsemint; peppermint; spearmint
Mertensia
Bluebells; lungwort
Mimulus
Alleghany monkeyflower
Miscanthus
silver grass; maiden grass; variegated eulalia; maiden grass
Mitchella
partridgeberry
Monarda
Oswego tea; bee balm; dotted mint; horsemint; wild bergamot
Morus
mulberry
Muhlenbergia
purple hairgrass
Musa
hardy banana

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Monarda

(Labiatae - mint family)
About 12 species of aromatic, annual or perennial herbs, native to North America. Several are cultivated, especially for their flowers.

Monarda didyma - Jun 28 Monarda didyma - Jun 28 Monarda didyma - Jul 2 Monarda didyma - Jul 2 Monarda didyma
didyma peren • ht 3-4' • zones 4-9

bee balm; Oswego tea


native, fragrant, wildlife, sun - part shade
e N Amer

An upright plant, spreading by rhizomes. The showy scarlet flowers of unusual form appear in summer. These flowers are a favorite food source for hummingbirds. Leaves and flowers can be used to make tea. Tolerates partial shade; prefers a moist site.

cat # 6G2C
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


didyma 'Jacob Cline' peren • ht 5' • zones 4-9

bee balm; Oswego tea


native, fragrant, sun - part shade
e N Amer

Characteristics same as for the species, above. Distinguished by its larger size, this cultivar is also considered to have the most mildew and rust resistant foliage of its species. 'Jacob Cline' is also considered to be the showiest of the red flowered forms of Monarda didyma.

cat # 6G2C4
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


fistulosa peren • ht 2-4' • zones 3-9

wild bergamot


native, edible, moist - dry, sun - part shade
N Amer

A showy perennial. The dense, rounded flower clusters of this showy perennial appear from June to September. Flowers are lavender to pink, in clusters 2-3" in diameter. Occuring naturally in dry fields, thickets and woodland borders across much of North America, this outstanding ornamental is native to all of the contiguous 48 states states except for California, Oregon, Nevada, and Florida. The aromatic leaves are sometimes used as an ingredient in salads as well as for minty teas. The plant has a history of medicinal use as well.

cat # 6G2G
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


Monarda punctata - Aug 1 Monarda punctata - Jul 10 Monarda punctata - Jul 10 Monarda punctata - Jul 26 Monarda punctata - Jul 26
punctata peren • ht 2-3' • zones 3-9

dotted mint; horsemint


native, fragrant, wildlife, dry - moist, sun - part shade
e and cent US

Bears pale yellow flowers with purple spots, subtended by conspicuous white leaf-like bracts. The overall appearance of the plant is quite distinctive and showy. Flowering persists for a long period from mid-summer through fall. Tolerates dry, sandy soil.

cat # 6G2K
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea