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Mixed Bee Balm

Brings in the Hummingbirds!


Bushy, 28- to 40-in. tall plants are topped with 2-in. whorled blooms in pink, red, purple or white. Attracts hummingbirds. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Blooms in midsummer. Potted plants.
This plant attracts hummingbirds.
  • Zone 4 - 9 (-20 degrees F.).
  • Height 24- 48 inches.
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Monarda didyma
  • Height: 24- 48 inches.
  • Spacing: 18 inches apart.
  • Depth: Plant crown 1/2" below the soil surface. Plants are susceptible to powdery mildew - thin to increase air circulation in established clumps.
  • Spread: 18 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: Mixed colors - may include shades of red, pink, white and purple.
  • Foliage: Green mint scented foliage, 3 - 6 inch leaves; dies back in the Fall.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Form: Perennial. Spreading
  • Flower Form: 2" terminal cluster, surrounded by bracts - "spidery" tubular flowers in whorls.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained moist soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth the first season.
  • Pruning: Remove blossoms as they fade to encourage reblooming. Thin in spring; cut back to ground in fall.
  • Size: 2 inch flower heads.
  • Comments: Vibrant blooms atop dark green, mint scented foliage. Extremely attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies and other beneficial insects. Used in many herbal remedies. Long-lived perennial is great for the naturalized garden.

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