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Moldavian Balm or Moldavian Dragonhead
Characteristics: 40-60 cm tall
Seeds per packet: Approx 50
An attractive erect annual with fragrant lemon scented leaves and showy blue flowers which attracts bees and insects to the garden. The flowers are long lasting and shaped like a dragon's head hence the name "Blue Dragon"
The leaves have lemony mint scent that can be used fresh or dry for herbal teas and deserts.
Prefers a moist, well-drained soil in an open sunny position, cold resistant.
Tropical: Spring to Autumn.
Temperate: Spring to Early Autumn.
Cold: Spring to Early Autumn.
Sow: 5mm deep.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow. If growing on trays transplant when large enough to handle avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 5-10 days.
Maturity: 8 weeks