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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 15 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: lavender-rose
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP10,784 (1999)
Parentage: 86-2: (Marshall's Delight x unknown) X unknown

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Common names
  • Beebalm
  • Wild Bergamot
  • Bee Balm

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Location: z5 MA, my garden
Date: 2011-07-18
Location: West border
Date: 2010-06-29
Bushy and petite bee balm

Photo Courtesy of Gardens Plus. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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