Monarda – Bee-You Bee-Happy Bee Balm
Finally! Bee-You Bee-Happy Bee Balm, a Monarda where you can enjoy the brilliant blossoms of Bee Balm without having to tolerate diseased leaves. Bee-Happy brings richly saturated vermilion red flowers on compact, bushy plants. An important pollinator source for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. For a great combo in a pot or the garden mix them up with annuals and grasses with yellow foliage, blue Salvias or Catmints, and yellow Daylilies and Coreopsis. Deer resistant. A favorite of cut flower lovers, its aromatic foliage smells like mint and can be used to flavor teas.
Bee-You Monardas. A fantastic series of Monardas that are mildew free and very profuse flowering. Each charming, richly colored blossom is the perfect size and form. Many have deep maroon or purple bracts which make their flower colors appear even deeper and more enticing.
Plants mature to well behaved clumps. Perfect for organic gardening, no spraying or treatments are needed to keep these beauties in top form.
Plant in full sun to light shade in soil that has been amended with compost or other organic matter. Adding a starter fertilizer when planting will establish your plant fast. Keep well watered until established, when plant is setting up buds and blooming, and during dry spells.