Jacob Cline Bee Balm

Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

SKU
06182
Whorls of scarlet red tubular flowers blend perfectly with prairie wildflowers and herbs. Single plants make a great show, but groups heighten the effect. Dark green leaves have an aroma of mint and basil. High mildew resistance. Herbaceous.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationmo-NAR-da DID-ee-muh
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeScarlet red flowers in mid to late summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsTrumpet Vine (Campsis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Salvia (Salvia); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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