Cambridge Scarlet Bee Balm

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The Cambridge Scarlet Bee Balm, 'Monarda didyma 'Cambridge Scarlet’, is a clump-forming perennial producing bright, vibrant red flowers amid aromatic, lance-shaped foliage in summer; stems are square.

It is ideal for borders where it attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.  The flowers are edible and the leaves can be used to flavor apple jelly and salads.

Dried flowers and leaves are used in potpourris.  

The ‘Cambridge Scarlet’ bee balm flowers over a long period of time-from summer through fall.  It is easy to grow; regularly dead-head its flowers, and it will rebloom in fall.

This bee balm is a lovely addition to most flower gardens because it grows well in a mix of light shade or full sun.  It will brighten your garden just as summer's heat arrives!

* Easy to grow
* Flowers are edible
* Ideal for borders


Cambridge Scarlet Bee Balm Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Monarda 'Cambridge Scarlet'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 2-3 feet
Mature Spread 1-2 feet
Soil Type Average
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red