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FaithHC

I fell in love with gardening when my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in 2007 while living in my home state, New Mexico (zone 8) & I wanted to g

Monarda 'Mahogany'

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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FaithHC

@franshinegee it doesn't look like it's trying to make flowers, & it's only about a foot tall. I thought it was supposed to take over! From what I researched you only need to buy what because it'll take over your garden fast

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KariSamuel

Possibly in need of more sun?? Mine IS well over 5ft tall, and spreading into the yard!

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FaithHC

@KariSamuel there's no way it needs more sun, it gets plenty. I can't get any shade anywhere in my yard. I bought this plant in May, should it be bigger?

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KariSamuel

@FaithHC - maybe not if puchased in May.

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franshinegee

I haven't had much success with Monarda - they usually die after a year - maybe I got a nice healthy plant this time. I do know that if it's in full sun it will want a lot of water, esp the first year!

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