Gardenview Scarlet Bee Balm

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The Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet', Monarda didyma, also known as Bee Balm, Bergamont, Horsemint, Oswego Tea, is a clump-forming perennial that has tubular, two-lipped, red rose flowers with dark green aromatic foliage.

'Gardenview Scarlet' stands at 3' high and has a plant spread of 24-30" and blooms from July to August. If deadheaded, (remove old flowers from plant) longer bloom times will be encouraged.

Monarda needs to be planted in full sun, but will tolerate afternoon shade.

Grandview Scarlet is best grown in rich soil in a well-drained area, not being allowed to dry out. The leaves of Monarda can be used for teas and in salads.

Attracting hummingbirds, butterflies and bees, particularly when massed, Monarda provides color and contrast for the perennial border, wild garden, meadow, and herb garden or along ponds or streams.

* Long bloom period!
* Armoatic foliage
* Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies 

 

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Gardenview Scarlet Bee Balm Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'
Foliage Gray Green
Mature Height 3 feet
Mature Spread 24 - 30 inches
Soil Type Normal, Sandy, Clay
Sun Exposure Partial Sun
Growth Rate Fast