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Balmy™ Rose Monarda Plant

  • - Bee Balm
  • - Height: 10-12 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: June-July
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Balmy™ Rose Monarda Plant
Plant Features

Introducing the Monarda Balmy™ Rose, a charming addition to the garden with its radiant rose-hued blossoms. This compact Bee Balm variant stands out with its profusion of rose-colored blooms, set elegantly atop dark, aromatic green leaves. From late spring to summer's end, the Balmy Rose becomes a bustling hub for butterflies and hummingbirds, adding life and movement to any garden setting. Beyond its enchanting looks, this perennial boasts robust mildew resistance, ensuring vibrant and healthy foliage all season long. Whether nestled among sunny borders or featured in containers, the Balmy Rose Bee Balm infuses spaces with its delightful color and inviting minty-basil fragrance, making it an essential choice for gardens desiring both beauty and fragrance.

Monarda Companion Plants: Achillea, Eupatorium, Grasses, Phlox, Salvia

Balmy Rose Monarda Care: Plants should be always kept well-watered. The dried flowers produce a fruit that wild birds enjoy, so donâ€â„¢t cut back the plants back to the ground till late winter or early spring. Early spring is also a good time to apply fertilizer for the year.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 8-10 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Magenta, Rose
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Pollinator Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Edible, Focal Point, Healing and Medicinal
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid