Perennials forum: Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink'

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Name: UrbanWild
Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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UrbanWild
Jan 29, 2017 12:06 AM CST
I have been looking into various Monarda species/varieties.

So, the skeptic in me wonders whether the marketing photos I see are true. Those photos make this Monarda variety look like heavily flowering mums!

Does anyone have experience with this plant?
Always looking for interesting plants for pollinators and food! Bonus points for highly, and pleasantly scented plants.

"Si hortum in bibliotheca habes, nihil deerit." [“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”] -- Marcus Tullius Cicero in Ad Familiares IX, 4, to Varro. 46 BCE
Name: Gary
Wyoming MN (Zone 4a)
hostasmore
Jan 29, 2017 1:29 AM CST
Which variety? I have experience with several.
Name: UrbanWild
Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Kentucky - borderline of 6a & 6b
Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Native Plants and Wildflowers Miniature Gardening Organic Gardener Frogs and Toads Dog Lover
Birds Vegetable Grower Spiders! Hummingbirder Butterflies Critters Allowed
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UrbanWild
Jan 29, 2017 7:53 AM CST
Sorry, I meant the one in the title, Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink'.
Always looking for interesting plants for pollinators and food! Bonus points for highly, and pleasantly scented plants.

"Si hortum in bibliotheca habes, nihil deerit." [“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”] -- Marcus Tullius Cicero in Ad Familiares IX, 4, to Varro. 46 BCE
[Last edited by UrbanWild - Jan 29, 2017 7:54 AM (+)]
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