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Monarda didyma 'Cherry Pops'

#PPAF

Also called Bergemot, Dwarf Bee Balm


Monarda didyma 'Cherry Pops' - Bee Balm - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Series: SUGAR BUZZ™

More About Monarda didyma 'Cherry Pops' (PPAF)

  • Whorls of small, tubular flowers are backed by leafy bracts
  • Cherry-red flowers appear on square stems just above foliage
  • Dark green, ovate leaves, 5 cm long
  • Foliage has a minty scent when crushed
  • Compact, mounding habit
  • Has good, mildew resistance
  • Bloom Time: July to August
  • Flower Size: 6 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

40-50 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Red
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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 'Cherry Pops' (PPAF) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Mounding
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Monarda didyma 'Cherry Pops'