Monarda - a beautiful plant that has not onlyaesthetic properties, but also therapeutic. In our country the monarch appeared a very long time ago. Initially, it was grown as a decorative plant and a source of essential oil. Although the plant is not very elegant and elegant, its inflorescences are very attractive. In the century before last, the monarch was mistaken for bergamot, as the plants are very similar in flavor.
The monarch's stem reaches a height of one and a half meters. It is straight and branched. The leaves are lanceolate, slightly elongated. Flowers are collected in inflorescences and are located on the stem in turn. The plant blooms in the middle of summer. By autumn it is fading.
Monard. Planting and care. Cultivation
Monard. Planting and care. Reproduction
The monarch reproduces by means of seeds, whichare sown in open ground. In most cases (if done correctly) shoots appear after 2 weeks. Among other ways of reproduction, monads can be noted reproduction of pruned roots with buds and division of the bush. The latter is best done in the springtime.
Monard. Planting and care. Application
Monard can often be found in privategardens or on urban flower beds. As already mentioned, the plant is unpretentious. Monard, planting and caring for which does not cause the gardener any problems, has been popular for a long time.
Properties of the plant
At present, the monarch (planting and care,by the way, greatly affect its properties) is actively used in aromatherapy. Dry flowers and leaves exude an unforgettable aroma! Stems and flowers of this plant can often be found in compositions of dried flowers. Fresh sheets are used even in cooking, so planting a monad in your garden will bring only a positive result!