I love standing in front of a flowerbed that is alive with insects. I know I have done a good job when I am not the only one benefiting from the choices I have made in plants!
'Leading Lady Lilac' Bee Balm Monarda hybrid
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesKeep me HYDRATED and I'll NEVER leave you.
Tuck this early blooming bee balm into the front of your flower border to create a colorful swath of light lilac purple flowers. Butterflies and hummingbirds will adore it!Fragrant FlowerFragrant FoliageAttracts:BeesButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:10 - 14 InchesSpacing:22 - 28 InchesSpread:22 - 28 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:light lilac purpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Dark greenHabit:Clump FormingContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:ModerateBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:ConsistentSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil PH Category:Alkaline SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingMaintenance Notes:
Prefers rich, moist soil and full sun but also grows well in ordinary garden soil and part shade. Provide good air circulation to prevent disease.'Leading Lady Lilac' Monarda hybrid USPP 26,431, Can 5,565
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Jennifer Somerville, Ohio, United States, 5 years ago