Botanical Name: Monarda didyma
Height: 24- 48 inches.
Spacing: 18 inches apart.
Depth: Plant with crown just below soil surface.
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: June - July.
Form: Perennial. Spreading
Flower Form: Borne in whorls.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained moist soil.
Growth Rate: Slow growth the first season.
Pruning: Remove blossoms as they fade to encourage reblooming.
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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