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Monarda Leading Lady Plum, 1 gallon


Monarda 'Leading Lady Plum'

Common name: Bee Balm 'Leading Lady Plum'

Intense vivid magenta-purple flowers bloom in early summer.

Another flush of flowering occurs in mid-summer on top of the last blooms extending the flowering season.

This Monarda is part of the Leading Ladies series which has a tendency to stay put in the garden and not spread like other varieties.

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.

Deer resistant.

Height: 10-14"

Spread: 22-28"

Exposure: Sun to part

Zone: 4-8

 Photos credit & courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.