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Bee-You™ Bee-Free Bee Balm

Monarda hybrid 'Bee-Free' PP #29,032

Pronunciation: mo-NAR-da
SKU #42918
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Deep maroon buds that cover the lush, minty-basil-scented, dark green foliage open to show-stopping, electric violet-purple blooms. This carefree, naturally rounded plant with a uniform habit is truly mildew free. 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 Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 15 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 15 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Accent
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Daylily (Hemerocallis); Phlox (Phlox); Turtlehead (Chelone); Catmint (Nepeta); Iris (Iris)
CARE
Care Easily grown in humusy, rich, moisture-retentive soils, but highly adaptable to a variety of soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish 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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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.