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Dwarf Beebalm

Monarda 'Petite Delight' PP10,784

Deep green, crinkly foliage with rose-lavender flowers on a compact mound.

Beebalm is a traditional favorite for the perennial border, with a striking display of bright flowers through the summer months. Bred by Agriculture Canada, this variety was selected for its compact habit and resistance to powdery mildew. ?Petite Delight? is truly a breakthrough, offering gardeners the chance to use Beebalm at the front of the border, or as an edging plant. Flowers are clear lavender-pink, over fragrant grey-green foliage. Excellent in containers. Remove faded flowers. USPP#10784: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid to late summer

Mature Height:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 65-72° F under high light levels. Keep soil moist but not overly wet or dry. Once actively growing, feed at 75-100 ppm N with each watering. Provide good air circulation and keep leaves dry to prevent disease. Pinch to increase branching habit. Finishes in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in rich, moisture retentive soil in full sun to partial shade.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.