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Monarda didyma Grand Marshall
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Monarda didyma Grand Marshall
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Monarda didyma Grand Marshall


Beebalm

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.365.230


(='AChall') Beebalm is a traditional favourite for the perennial border. This midsized Canadian selection produces heads of large, shaggy fuchsia-purple flowers in mid to late summer. Foliage is delightfully fragrant, and significantly more resistant to powdery mildew than most older varieties. Excellent for cutting. Introduced by Agriculture Canada from its breeding program in Morden, Manitoba. USPP#19582: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

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Monarda didyma Grand Marshall


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Fragrant
  Massed
Height
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Spread
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Fast