Monarda didyma Cambridge Scarlet - Bergamot - Plant in 9cm Pot
Monarda orginate from the USA. Used for centuries in traditional herbal remedies and the oil of which gives the aroma and flavour to Earl Grey tea. Cambridge Scarlet is a Very fragrant popular garden plant. Vigorous and easy to grow, it produces aromatic, bronze-tinged, lanceolate leaves and terminal whorls of deep scarlet, two-lipped flowers. Excellent as a cut flower and a Very fragrant good attractor for Butterflies and Bees. Excellent in mixed borders or planted in clumps. Can be planted in a pot or other container. Use a good quality compost and ensure you feed regularly as a hungry plant is a poor performer. We recommend Osmoscote pro 5-6 month applied in the early spring. One application gives all the nutrients the plant requires for the whole year.