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Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Gardenview Scarlet beebalm: PP#28498

Native to North America (cultivar)


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Powdery mildew resistant and long flowering .  Plants grow in moist to wet areas, but will tolerate some drought.  Deer tolerant, and a magnet for pollinators.


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

Spacing:

2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

Red

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Pollinators
  • Hummingbirds

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Naturalizing
  • Clay Soil
  • Rain Garden
  • Long Blooming
  • Bog
  • Ground Cover
  • Interesting Foliage
  • Fragrant

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • July
  • June
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Groundcover Foot-Traffic Tolerances

  • Light

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Juglans nigra Tolerance (Black Walnut)

  • Yes

Salt Tolerance

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Interesting Notes:

Powdery mildew resistant and long flowering .  Plants grow in moist to wet areas, but will tolerate some drought.  Deer tolerant, and a magnet for pollinators.  A clumper, not a spreader.


Gardenview Scarlet beebalm Growing and Maintenance Tips

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Powdery mildew resistant and long flowering .  Plants grow in moist to wet areas, but will tolerate some drought.  Deer tolerant, and a magnet for pollinators.


Plants that work well with Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Fox sedge Fox sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)
Tall coreopsis Tall coreopsis (Coreopsis tripteris)
Sweet black-eyed Susan Sweet black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Dense blazing star Dense blazing star (Liatris spicata)

Substitutions for Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Scarlet Bee Balm Scarlet Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)
Jacob Cline Bee Balm Jacob Cline Bee Balm (Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline')