Balmy™ Rose Bee Balm
Monarda didyma 'Balbalmose' PP #26,567
Pronunciation: mo-NAR-da DID-ee-muh
|Description||Vibrant, shaggy rose-colored blooms in abundance top this compact plant with very dark green, minty-basil-scented foliage. Resists powdery mildew better than others. Plant en masse for an inviting display of color in sunny borders and containers. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Late spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Compact growth reaches just 10 to 12 in. tall, 8 to 10 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Iris (Iris); Dogwood (Cornus); Turtlehead (Chelone); Twisted Rush (Juncus); Crossvine (Bignonia)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.