Balmy™ Purple Bee Balm
Monarda didyma 'Balbalmurp' PP #25,561
Full sun, Partial sun
Keep soil moist but not soggy.
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Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||mo-NAR-da DID-ee-muh|
|Lore||The 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 Maturity||Compact growth reaches just 10 to 12 in. tall, 8 to 10 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Early Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Iris (Iris); Twisted Rush (Juncus); Turtlehead (Chelone); Dogwood (Cornus); Crossvine (Bignonia)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9