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Monarda x didyma 'Jacob Cline'

Bee Balm

Plant Type: Native - American
FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade

Large bright red flower clusters appear July through September. Upright, mildew resistant, fragrant foliage can be used to flavor tea. Attracts hummingbirds.


Height

48"

Spread

12-24"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Provides color and contrast to borders, herb gardens and water margins.

Monarda x didyma 'Jacob Cline' Plant Care:

Prefers organically rich, medium to wet soil. Do not allow to dry out. Deadhead to promote additional bloom.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Bee Balm Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Fragrant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant

Bee Balm Additional Information

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