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Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink'

#PP24244, CPBR5100

Also called Bergamot


Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink' - Bee Balm - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink' (PP24244, CPBR5100)

  • Proven Winners® ColorChoice®
  • Whorls of small, tubular flowers are backed by leafy bracts
  • Deep pink flowers appear on square stems just above foliage
  • Glossy, dark green, toothed, lance to oval-shaped leaves, 10 cm long
  • Foliage has a minty scent when crushed
  • Short, clumping habit
  • Bloom Time; July to August
  • Flower Size: 5-8 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

Pink,Pink (deep)
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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 'Pardon My Pink' (PP24244, CPBR5100) 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