Raspberry Wine Bee Balm

Monarda didyma 'Raspberry Wine'

SKU
2586
Tubular raspberry-red flowers are a magnet for butterflies. Dark green leaves have an aroma of mint and basil. Essential to mixed perennial borders. Single plants make a great show, but groups heighten the effect. Good mildew resistance. Herbaceous.
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Botanical Pronunciationmo-NAR-da DID-ee-muh
Average Size at MaturityRapid growing to 2 to 3 feet tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
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 FeatureGift Plant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Key FeatureImproved Disease Resistance

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

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