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Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction'

#PP13233, CPBR3452
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Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' - Bastard Balm

More About Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' (PP13233, CPBR3452)

  • Bicoloured, orchid-like flowers
  • White, hooded flowers with a deep pink, lower lip
  • Flowers appear on the leaf axils
  • Velvety, scalloped, dark green leaves, 8 cm long
  • Foliage has a honey scent
  • Bloom Time: Mid-June to mid-July
  • Flower Size: 4 cm

Zone:

6

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

30-35 cm

Colour:

Purple,White,Bicoloured
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Bastard Balm Growing and Maintenance Tips

Suitable for the front, perennial border, along a woodland path or in containers. Plant in full sun or partial shade in an average to moist soil. 


Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' (PP13233, CPBR3452) Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge