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Upscale 'Red Velvet' Bee Balm Monarda hybrid

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
2'8" 3'
Height
2'8"
Spread
3'
  • Details

    Features

    Large cherry red flowers. The tallest variety in the collection. Newly emerging foliage has a bronze cast. Well-branched stems support a second flush of flowers that extends the length of bloom.

    Fragrant Flower
    Fragrant Foliage
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    32 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Cherry red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Clump Forming
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Alkaline Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Prefers rich, moist soil and full sun but also grows well in ordinary garden soil and part shade. Provide good air circulation to prevent disease.

    Upscale 'Red Velvet' Monarda hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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