PlantsBee Balms→Beebalm (Monarda didyma 'Pink Supreme')

General Plant Information (Edit)
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 8b
Plant Height: 28 - 32 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 26 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Magenta-pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP14,204 (2003)
Parentage: Unknown
Child plants: one child plant

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