Bee Balm (Monarda didyma Balmy™ Purple) in the Bee Balms Database

Trade name information:
Series: Balmy™
Trade Name: Purple
Cultivar name: 'Balbalmurp'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8 - 10 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Reddish Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Medicinal Herb
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
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: PP25,561

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Location: Woodbridge , VaDate: 6/9/15side view
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-07-20
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Location: Woodbridge , VaDate: 6/04/15close up of emerging bloom
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2015-07-03
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Location: Woodbridge , VaDate: 6/04/15top view
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Location: Woodbridge , VaDate: 6/04/15broken stem , stuck in ground and watered every day , blooming an
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2015-07-03
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2016-07-04
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2016-07-04
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