Herbs: Monarda 'Purple Mildew Resistant'
Botanical name: Monarda 'Purple Mildew Resistant'
Common name: bee balm
also known as (Oswego-tea, bergamot)
Mercer island, Wa
description for "Herbs: Monarda 'Purple Mildew Resistant'"
'Purple Mildew Resistant' Bee Balm is a tall, upright variety with unusual, interesting purple flowers. Oval, pointed, mid-green aromatic leaves. Belongs in every cottage garden or fragrance garden. Prefers sun and evenly moist, lean, well-drained soil. Requires division every 2-3 years. Mid to back of the border, naturalizing, cottage garden. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Cuts well.