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!
- 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).
This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 8
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
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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 FoliageAttracts:BeesButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:10 - 14 InchesSpacing:12 - 24 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:LandscapeMaintenance 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
Jennifer SomervilleOhioUnited States3 years ago