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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
  • 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
  • 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
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