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MONARDA 'Prairie Night'
Commonly known as Bee balm, Bergamot
- Mature Size
- Tips and Advice
- Goes Well With
- Planting Combinations
- Other Suggestions
- See Also...
Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
Height - 90cm (36in)
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. - clump-forming perennial. Purple-lilac flowers have green, slightly red-tinged bracts
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Partial shade - light, dappled shade
Additional Features - Good to know - - syn. M. 'Prärienacht'. An older, German variety. Wildlife plant - bees
Pests & Diseases - slugs, powdery mildew
Place of origin - garden origin.
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
Wildlife - Bee friendly -
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video