Scientific Name : Monarda didyma
Common Name : Bee Balm, Bergamot
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Bees
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)
Height : 14 - 24" (36 - 61cm)
Width : 16 - 32" (41 - 81cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun
General Information : Butterflies can’t resist the cherry red flowers of this Summer-blooming perennial.
Strong stems lined with dark green, mildew-resistant leaves form a mid-sized clump that is perfect for the middle of the border.
Try cutting a few blossoms for fresh bouquets.
Idea & Tips : Prefers rich, moist, organic soil and full sun but also grows well in average garden soil and light shade.
Quickly forms a sizable clump.
Grower Information : Well-suited to the middle of the flower border. All colors in this series are similar in size, bloom time and vigor, making them easy for growers to schedule. These vigorous cultivars will fill out a container nicely with their dark green, mildew-resistant foliage, but won’t overrun the garden.
Protection Information : PP27,571
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Walters Gardens
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