Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight'

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Bee Balm

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Lavender-rose flowers with fragrant, glossy green foliage.
This is a mildew resistant variety.

Height

30-36 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

Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Helen's Flower (Helenium ), Spiderwort (Tradescantia andersoniana), White Snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum), Double Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus aconitifolius), Coneflower (Echinacea Butterfly™), Spiderwort (Tradescantia ), Spiderwort (Tradescantia andersoniana)

Characteristics & Attributes

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