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Monarda 'Grand Mum' - Bee Balm (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Monarda didyma 'Grand Mum™'

Bee Balm

Monarda didyma 'Grand Mum' produces mum-like heads of large pink-mauve flowers in mid to late summer on medium sized clumps of dark green foliage. Foliage is delightfully fragrant, and significantly more resistant to powdery mildew than most older varieties. Excellent for cutting.

Additional:

A nectar source for the following butterflies--Cabbage White, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Mourning Cloak, Painted Lady, Silver Spotted Skipper

Height:

15-18 in

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Spread:

12-24 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Monarda didyma 'Grand Mum™'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Mass Planting
Specimen
Border or Bed
Cut Flower
Fragrant
Great Companion Plants for Monarda didyma 'Grand Mum™'
Swamp Milkweed Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella')
Shasta Daisy Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky')
Coneflower Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'PowWow White')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Bela Lugosi')
Dwarf Garden Phlox Dwarf Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Wendy House')
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