Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

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Bee Balm

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Rich red flowers over spicy fragrant foliage.
This is a mildew resistant variety.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

The genus name honors Spanish botanist and physician Nicholas Monardes (1493-1588).

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist soil, and will spread quickly.

When to Divide

spring or fall every 2 to 3 years

Good Companions

White Snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Globe Flower (Trollius chinensis), Spiderwort (Tradescantia andersoniana), Baby's Breath (Gypsophila ), Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Culinary
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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