Monarda 'Leading Lady Orchid'
Common name: Bee Balm 'Leading Lady Orchid'
Intense vivid lilac-pink flowers bloom in early summer to mid-summer.
The foliage has a minty fragrance when touched.
Hummingbird and butterfly magnet!
Great cut flower. Use in beds and borders.
Good resistance to powdery mildew.
Monarda performs best in full sun with well-drained moist soil.
Dry soil promotes powdery mildew.
Provide adequate air circulation by dividing and thinning clumps to help prevent powdery mildew from occurring.
Exposure: Sun to part
Photo credit & courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.