Monarda didyma 'Fireball' PP14,235

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Bee Balm

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Wine-red blooms with fragrant dark green foliage.
A bit more diminutive than many other Monardas and a very pleasing color too! Mildew resistant.

Height

30-32 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

The genus name honors Spanish botanist and physician Nicholas Monardes (1493-1588).

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist soil and will spread quickly.

When to Divide

spring or fall every 2 to 3 years

Good Companions

Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus ), Globe Flower (Trollius chinensis), Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Culinary
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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