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Fireball Monarda Plant (Bee Balm)
Fireball Monarda Plant (Bee Balm)

Fireball Monarda Plant (Bee Balm)

List Price: 15.99
Price: 11.19
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Each Quart-sized Pot contains 1 plant
Full Sun to Part Sun (3+ hours)MoistDry
Plant Features
Fireball Monarda Plants offer a compact variety that produces bright fiery-red flowers blooms in summer atop deep green, aromatic foliage. An excellent choice for borders and cut flower arrangements. Beebalm plants flourish on a wide range of soils but do their best with moderately moist, well-drained sites. They will tolerate some drought once established. These nectar rich flowers attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. The flowers also produce a fruit that wild birds enjoy, so don’t deadhead the plants! Powdery Mildew can be an issue. Monarda can be planted under black oak trees. Deer and rabbits tend to avoid these plants.
Plant Needs
Preferred Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Sun (3+ hours)
Preferred Soil Moisture: Moist, Dry, Well-drained
Fertilizer Needs: When transplanted and then once every Spring
Tolerates: Clay soil, Sandy soil
Survives Winter in Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Characteristics
Habit: Upright
Garden Height: 24-Inches
Mature Spread: 18-Inches
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance : Deer, Rabbit
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"Beautiful Monarda!"

Vicki M on 6/2/2019 1:38:32 PM

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Comment: My Monarda plant arrived healthy and ready to flourish! I'm so looking forward to flowers! Thanks GrowJoy!! Your plants never disappoint!

"Not liking hot weather"

Deborah D A on 6/26/2018 2:51:31 PM

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Comment: Hard to judge. This plant has been doing well until dog days of 100+ heat x 10 days. No flowers, lots of leaves 4 weeks out.