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Monarda - 'Ruby Glow' (Bergamont)

Type Herbaceous flower, Herb, Culinary, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Monarda - Cultivation Notes

This hardy perennial will grow in full sun or part shade and requires a fertile humus rich soil that does not become water logged. Avoid summer drying and mulch / divide in winter if flowers become weak. Ideal in the mixed border or planted with herbs.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Monarda:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas

Weaknesses of Monarda

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Monarda:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Ideal for planting within the herb garden
  • Herbaceous plant with culinary usage
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Common Missspellings: Monardia, Monerdia, Monidia, Minardia, Menardia

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