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Monarda 'Red Velvet', 1 gallon


Monarda 'Red Velvet'

Common name: Bee Balm 'Red Velvet'

Bright cherry pink flowers in mid-summer upon bronze-green foliage.

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.

Deadheading spent blooms will encourage longer flowering.

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.

It is one of the tallest varieties out there making it a perfect fit for filling in the middle of the border plantings.

Deer resistant.

Height: 32"

Spread: 36"

Exposure: Sun to part

Zone: 4-8

 Photos credit & courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.