Herbs: Monarda 'Violet Queen'
Botanical name: Monarda 'Violet Queen'
Common name: bee balm
also known as (Oswego-tea, bergamot)
Mercer island, Wa
description for "Herbs: Monarda 'Violet Queen'"
'Violet Queen' bears profuse lavender-violet flowers that continue for many weeks late in summer. An easy non-fussy grower. Stunning! A large clump of 'Violet Queen' in full flower will be the highlight of your summer garden. The flowers are highly attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds and the fuzzy green foliage has excellent mildew resistance. 'Violet Queen' like other Monarda varieties enjoys fertile garden soils. Mulch well and water regularly to keep the soil moist. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman
Monarda 'Violet Queen' is most likely a child of the parents Monarda didyma and Monarda fistulosa.