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Bee Balm Monarda didyma 'Balmy Purple'
Bee Balm Monarda 'Balmy Purple'

Purple flowers arranged in large, shaggy heads with fragrant foliage.

Beebalm is a traditional favourite for the perennial border, with a striking display of richly-coloured flowers through the summer months. This more compact selection features purple flowers, arranged in large, shaggy heads, an ideal size for the middle of a sunny border. Foliage is delightfully fragrant. Good powdery mildew resistance. A favourite of both butterflies and hummingbirds. Beebalm spreads quickly: reduce clump size in early spring. Garden selections all have been bred from native North American wildflower species. Good heat tolerance. Flowers are edible. USPP#25561: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Blooms late spring into summer

Deer resistant, fragrant, cut flower, winter hardy, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in rich, moisture retentive soil in full sun to partial shade.

Uses: border, cut flower, massed plantings
Full sun
Height: 10" - 12"
Growability: easy


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