Monarda citriodora, Lemon Beebalm



M. citriodora is very popular with bee and butterflies and blooms in late spring. They also do very well in pots. Like other Monarda species and many within the mint family (Lamiaceae), the leaves are aromatic.


  • Listing ID: 1174
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-3
  • Stratification: No stratification required
  • Bloom Time: May-June
  • Duration: Annual
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)
  • Latin Name: Monarda citriodora
  • Common Name: Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint
  • Eco-Region: 251