Monarda didyma &

Monarda didyma 'Balbalmurp'

Balmy™ Purple Bee Balm

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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Purple Bee Balm is a compact native herbaceous perennial with aromatic toothed dark green foliage.  The abundant fringe like red-purple flowers blooms in whorls at the top of the thick stems from late spring into summer attracting bees and butterflies.  Best in full sun and well-drained soil.  Mildew resistant variety. 

Monarda didyma is a native host for several moths, including Gray Marvel and Hermit Sphinx.  The flower nectar also attracts other pollinators, bees, butterflies, and the Ruby-Throated hummingbird.  

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

0.5' - 1'

Spread: 

1’ - 1.5'

Spacing: 

1'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummerYear-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Root rot can be an issue in poorly-drained soils.  Susceptibility to foliar diseases increase if the soil is allowed to dry.  Watch for rust.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasWildlife GardenRock Gardens, Medicinal Garden, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Trumpet VineConeflowerButterfly Weed

IMAGE: Photo by klp.nycMonarda didyma Balmy™ Purple (beebalm)

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