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Monarda didyma

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Product Description

Monarda didyma


This hardy perennial plant grows to 3-4 feet in height, with the stems square in cross-section. The leaves are opposite on the square stems, 2½-6 ins long and 1¼-3 ins broad, and dark green with reddish leaf veins and a coarsely-toothed margin; they are glabrous or sparsely pubescent above, with spreading hairs below. It has ragged, bright red tubular flowers are 1-1½ ins long, borne on showy heads of about 30 together, with reddish bracts. It grows in dense clusters along stream banks, thickets and ditches, flowering from mid to late summer


Yearly Foliage: Perennial


Hardiness Zone: 4-9


Light: Full sun to high pine shade


Mature Growth: 3-4 feet high


Soil: Dry to mesic – sand hills, pine flat woods, and disturbed areas. Drought tolerant once established in well-drained soils.


Blooms: Mid to late summer


Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds


Plant Size when available:  1 quart, 1 gallon

Additional Information

Size

1 Quart, 1 Gallon

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