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Monarda didyma 'Purple Rooster'
Common Name: Beebalm Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Monarda didyma 'Purple Rooster'

Notes:
'Pardon my Purple' is a medium size beebalm with hot purple flowers. 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 often used to flavour teas. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

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

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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