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Petite Delight Bee Balm

Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight'

SKU
07355
New dwarf form with large lavender-rose terminal flowers. Rich nectar source for wildlife. Dark green foliage is mildew resistant. A low-maintenance addition to native plant gardens. Valued in borders and beds.
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2-8

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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 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLavender-rose flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull 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, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsIris (Iris); Twisted Rush (Juncus); Turtlehead (Chelone); Dogwood (Cornus); Crossvine (Bignonia)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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