Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight' PP10,784

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Bee Balm

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Lavender-rose flowers over dark green, crinkled, glossy foliage.
Fragrant plant can be used to make tea.
This is a mildew resistant variety.

Height

12-15 Inches

Spread

12-15 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

Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos)

Characteristics & Attributes

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