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Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'
Common Name: Bergamot Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'
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Notes:
The brilliant red flowers of bergamot are held in tufted clusters at the top of stems usually to three to four feet, though sometimes taller in rich soils or shadier sites. The foliage is fragrant and used for tea. Long-flowering and an excellent cut flower. Monarda is native to eastern North America, is easy to grow and multiplies quickly. The flowers' sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is in teas.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Moist soils in rich woods, thickets and bottom lands.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Lobelia tupa
Salvia microphylla "'Hot Lips'"


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