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Monarda x 'Petite Delight'

#PP10784, COPF

Also called Bergamot


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Monarda x 'Petite Delight' - Dwarf Bee Balm

More About Monarda x 'Petite Delight' (PP10784, COPF)

  • Whorls of small, tubular flowers are backed by leafy bracts
  • Mauve-lilac flowers appear on square stems just above foliage
  • Heavily corrugated, 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

Zone:

4

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

35-45 cm

Colour:

Mauve-lilac
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Dwarf 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 x 'Petite Delight' (PP10784, COPF) 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