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Eastern Bee Balm in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Monarda bradburiana

 

Eastern Bee Balm

Monarda - or Bee Balm, or Bergamot - is a tall, upright growing flowering perennial, with flower heads that consist of many tubular flowers that are a magnet for bees. Leaves are mid green and aromatic. 'Eastern Bee Balm' has pale pink spotted flowers from early Summer

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plant Features
  • Eastern Bee Balm likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Eastern Bee Balm likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Eastern Bee Balm is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Eastern Bee Balm likes free draining

    Free draining

 
Similar plants are available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Eastern Bee Balm

Latin name

Monarda bradburiana

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Lamiaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Eastern Bee Balm likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Eastern Bee Balm is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Eastern Bee Balm likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Eastern Bee Balm likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Eastern Bee Balm is 0.40meters x 0.60meters 0.40 M 0.60 M

Monarda bradburiana

Monarda - or Bee Balm, or Bergamot - is a tall, upright growing flowering perennial, with flower heads that consist of many tubular flowers that are a magnet for bees. Leaves are mid green and aromatic. 'Eastern Bee Balm' has pale pink spotted flowers from early Summer


Flowering season

From Early Summer TO Early Autumn

The flower heads consist of many tubular flowers. The flowering season is from early summer to early Autumn

 

Planting outdoors

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seed under glass on the surface of compost and sprinkle lightly to cover, keep moist but not wet.

 

Sow seed under glass

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Sow seed under glass on the surface of compost and sprinkle lightly to cover, keep moist but not wet.

 

Sow seed under glass

From Late Winter TO Late Spring

Sow seed under glass on the surface of compost and sprinkle lightly to cover, keep moist but not wet.

 
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