Botanical Name: Monarda didyma
Height: 24"- 48".
Spacing: 18" apart.
Depth: Plant with crown just below soil surface.
Sun/Shade: Full to partial sun.
Color: Mixed colors - may include shades of red, pink, white and purple.
Foliage: Green, mint scented, 3" - 6"; dies back in the Fall.
Blooms: June - July.
Flower Form: Borne in whorls.
Soil Requirements: Moist soil.
Growth Rate: Slow the first season.
Pruning: Remove blossoms as they fade to encourage reblooming.
Size: 2" 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 great for the naturalized garden.
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