- Botanical Name:Monarda didyma ‘Jacob Cline’
- Height:24 – 36 Inches
- Spacing:12 – 18″
- Depth:6″ deep
- Spread:12 – 18″
- Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Color:Deep red
- Size:3″ Pot
- Blooms:Mid Summer, Late Summer, Fall
- Flower Form:2-3″ tubural shaped flowers
- Soil Requirements:Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Growth Rate:Medium
- Pruning:Cut back spent blooms to encourage additional blooming.
- Foliage:Aromatic foliage with serrate mint type leaves.
Low-maintenance perennial delivers a splash of red in late summer, and its brilliant red, showy flowers attract hummingbirds. Its leaves emit a minty fragrance when crushed. Growing 3-4 ft. tall, Red Bee Balm is very easy care and exhibits good disease resistance. It’s a great plant for borders, naturalized areas and cottage gardens. Bee Balm, native to the eastern United States, blooms in July-August. Grows best when planted in full sun to partial shade. Deer tend to avoid. Zones 5-9.