Mixed Bee Balm
- SKU: 86235
- For each offer ordered, get 3 potted plants
- Zones: 4 - 9
- Height: 24- 48 inches
- Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
Mixed Bee Balm
- Unit of Measure3 potted plants
- LightFull sun to partial shade.
- Height24- 48 inches
- Spread18 inches
- Spacing18 inches
- Zones4 - 9
- FoliageDark green, mint scented foliage, 3 - 6 inch leaves; dies back in the Fall.
- Flower Form2 inch terminal cluster, surrounded by bracts - "spidery" tubular flowers in whorls.
- ColorMixed colors - may include shades of red, pink, white and purple.
- Soil RequirementsWell-drained moist soil.
- Growth RateSlow growth the first season.
- PruningRemove blossoms as they fade to encourage reblooming. Thin in spring; cut back to ground in fall.
- CommentsVibrant blooms atop dark green, mint scented foliage. Extremely attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies and other beneficial insects. Used in many herbal remedies. Long-lived perennial is great for the naturalized garden.
- Botanical NameMonarda didyma
- Size2 inch flower heads.
- HeaderBrings in the Hummingbirds!
- DepthPlant crown 1/2 inch below the soil surface. Plants are susceptible to powdery mildew - thin to increase air circulation in established clumps.
Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|ZONE||Blueberries||All Other Fruits||Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
|Trees & Shrubs||Encapsulated
|1A-4B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5A||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|6A & 6B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|7A & 7B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|8A & 8B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|9A-10B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.