Botanical Interests Seeds, Lemon Balm
Melissa officinalis. USDA organic. Perennial. Full sun to part shade. Sow after last spring frost. Heirloom. Relax on a hot summer day with a glass of iced lemon balm tea. From the garden, the plant's delightful scent wafts through the air. The medieval Frankish king, Charlemagne, had lemon balm planted in every monastery garden for its beauty and fragrance. Used by herbalists for insomnia and to soothe upset stomachs. Add to tea, use as a cooking herb to impart lemony flavor, or enjoy its aromatherapeutic qualities in a relaxing bath. A good container variety. Perennial in USDA zones 4-8. Drought tolerant and attracts honey bees. This packet sows up to 67 feet. More info inside. No GMOs. All our seeds are untreated. www.botanicalinterests.com. Certified organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside.