Balmy™ Purple Bee Balm

Monarda didyma 'Balbalmurp' PP #25,561

SKU
41578
An abundance of vibrant reddish purple, shaggy flowers top a compact plant with very dark green, fragrant minty-basil-scented foliage. Create an eye-catching display of color in sunny borders with mass plantings, or use in combined plantings for containers and beds. Resists powdery mildew! An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationmo-NAR-da DID-ee-muh
LoreThe Balmy Bee Balms are more compact and considerably shorter than other varieties of monarda, and are notable for their very mildew resistant foliage. Although they are not specifically deer resistant, rabbit and deer are less inclined to eat monarda than many other plants. The Balmy series is a dwarf cultivar from the Monarda didyma species and includes vivid shades of purples and pinks.
Average Size at MaturityCompact growth reaches just 10 to 12 in. tall, 8 to 10 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

Easily grown in humusy, rich, moisture-retentive soils, but highly adaptable to a variety of soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, maintain evenly moist soil; does not tolerate dry conditions. Hard prune old foliage annually, before new growth emerges in spring.

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