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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Bees
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Open pollination through several generations of: Souris
Child plants: 4 child plants

Strong Attraction For Bees #Pollination #Bumble Bees

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Location: My GardensDate: June 24, 2016Strong Attraction For Bees #Pollination #Bumble Bees
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Location: My GardensDate: June 25, 2015Close Up View
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Location: My GardensDate: June 25, 2015With Other Perennials In Landscape
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-07-03 6:27 pm. Rich colour - lasting well.
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Location: My GardensDate: June 25, 2015Landscape Setting
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2012-07-27 5:12 pm. A compact cushion of blossoms.
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Location: Mackinaw, ILDate: Jul 5, 2011 6:47 PM
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Photo Courtesy of Garden Perennials. Used with Permission.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-07-22 1:05 pm. Starts blooming just after the Daylilies are done.
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2009-07-08
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Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
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Comments:
Posted by BookerC1 (Mackinaw, IL - Zone 5a) on Sep 27, 2011 10:54 PM

Self-seeds, and can spread if you aren't careful to pull up seedlings in the spring. I suggest planting it somewhere it won't get overcrowded too quickly. Bees, wasps, butterflies, and hummingbirds all flock to this flower!

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Posted by Dodecatheon3 (Northwest Arkansas - Zone 6b) on Feb 7, 2014 3:00 PM

One of the most mildew-resistant varieties available, with no winter damage, according to the Chicago Botanical Gardens Monarda trials in the mid-late 1990s. North Carolina State University & University of Vermont research also shows this variety to be very resistant compared to others.

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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On January 25, 2015 Seeds sown
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