Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Monarda didyma 'Balmy™ Lilac' (Balbalmac)

#PP26594

Also called Bergamot


Series: Balmy

More About Monarda didyma Balmy™ Lilac ('Balbalmac') (PP26594)

  • Numerous, large, shaggy flowers are lilac-purple in colour
  • Mildew resistant
  • Dark green, minty-basil-scented foliage
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Zone:

4

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

Purple
You must be logged in to
view availability and prices.
×

Balmy™ Lilac Bee Balm Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to moist soil, in full sun, however, it is tolerant of partially shady locations. Powdery mildew is a common, fungal problem for monarda, although some cultivars are more resistant. All monarda should be planted in open areas that receive good, air circulation and keep a consistently moist soil, to help prevent mildew problems. Mature clumps should be thinned out. 


Monarda didyma Balmy™ Lilac ('Balbalmac') (PP26594) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Monarda didyma 'Balmy™ Lilac' (Balbalmac)