Monarda didyma 'Balmy Pink'

Bee Balm


Photo courtesy of Swift Greenhouses

  • Early flowering monarda
  • Compact habit
  • Mildew resistant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant
Garden
Garden
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Found naturally along riverbanks in rich moist soil, it will also tolerate average soil and moisture levels.  Full sun is best but can be placed in part sun.  Multiply by underground stems or self seeding.  Deadheading will extend bloom time.


Height: 10-12 in
Spacing: 12-14 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Pink
Zone: 4-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $30~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Native
  • Fragrant
  • Naturalizing
  • Garden
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained