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- SKU: 73905
- Zones: 4-9
- Height: 24 - 36 inches
- Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Bloom Time: Summer
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- Botanical NameMonarda didyma
- Ships As2" POT
- Height24 - 36 inches
- Spacing12 - 24 inches
- Spread15 - 18 inches
- Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
- Foliage TypeMedium green leaves, ovate to lanceolate 3-6" long, downy on the underside of the leaves.
- Bloom TimeSummer
- Flower Form2" terminal cluster, surrounded by bracts - "spidery" tubular flowers in whorls.
- Soil RequirementsWell drained moisture retentive soil
- Growth RateModerate to fast.
- PruningThin in spring; cut back to ground in fall.
- Winter CareMuch +/- 2"
- Additional InformationIf planted in too dense of shade, will not flower properly.
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Planting InstructionsPlant crown 1/2" below the soil surface. Plants are susceptible to powdery mildew - thin to increase air circulation in established clumps.
Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.
|1A-4B||5/7/18 - 6/22/18|
|5A||4/2/18 - 6/22/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/22/18|
|6A||3/12/18 - 6/22/18|
|6B||3/5/18 - 6/22/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/22/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 5/18/18|
|9A-10B||2/12/18 - 5/18/18|
|Last Order Date|| Zones 1-7: June 18th
Zones 8-10: May 14th
*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.
Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.
Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.
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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.