USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9
Unique maroon-purple flowers over fragrant light green foliage.
Plants can be used to make tea.
The genus name honors Spanish botanist and physician Nicholas Monardes (1493-1588).
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Prefers moist soil and will spread quickly. The best solution for dealing with mildew on these is to plant something shorter in front to hide the foliage, but leave room for good air circulation.
When to Divide
spring or fall every 2 to 3 years
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes & Uses
|| Cut Flowers
Season of Interest (Flowering)