MONARDA 'Fireball'

Commonly known as Bee balm, Bergamot

Reddish purple flowers
Further Reading....
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Reddish purple
  • Height
    45cm (18in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Compact, upright, clump-forming perennial with lance-shaped to oval, toothed leaves on square stems. Leaves have conspicuous veins.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Will not tolerate drying out or excessive winter wet
  • Partial shade
    Light, dappled shade

MONARDA 'Fireball'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects. Resistant to mildew
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, particularly in springtime. Powdery mildew in hot dry summers.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

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