Coral Reef Bee Balm

Coral Reef Bee Balm

Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef'

$15.00 + GST

Beebalm is a traditional favourite because of its display of bright flowers through the summer months. This selection features large deep-pink blooms over fragrant grey-green foliage.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 3.1 ft SOIL Moist
SPREAD 2.2 ft FLOWER Summer, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Fragrant green-grey foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, edging or in a mass planting

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove faded blooms to encourage the plant to re-bloom in late summer. Cut stems back to about 2 inches above the soil in late fall.

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Leaves - Raw or cooked can be used as flavouring in salads and cooked foods. The flowers too can be used as an edible garish. Native Americans used it to treat a variety of complaints, but especially those connected with the digestive system

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot