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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
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP26,594; EU PBR45845

Trade name information:
Series: Balmy™
Trade Name: Lilac
Cultivar name: 'Balbalmac'
Common names
  • Beebalm
  • Bee Balm

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Location: Kalama, wa
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Date: 2015-07-15
New addition 7/15/15
Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: Garden
Date: 2016-08
Location: Coatesville Indiana
Date: 2016-06-15

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