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: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 32 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Hot pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: 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: PP27497

Trade name information:
Series: Sugar Buzz™
Trade Name: Bubblegum Blast
Cultivar name: 'Bubblegum Blast'
Common names
  • Bee Balm
  • Beebalm

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2018-07-09
Compact, clump-forming monarda that is mildew resistant.
Location: City Garden 
Date: 2019-06-15
Monarda Bubblegum Blast (clumping)
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2018-07-16
Mildew resistant, compact monarda

Photo Courtesy of Gardens Plus. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2016-08-08
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2016-08-08
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2016-08-08

Courtesy Harris Seeds
  • Uploaded by Joy

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