Skip to product information
1 of 1

Park Farm Plants

Bergamot, Bee Balm - MONARDA didyma 'Red Shades'

Bergamot, Bee Balm - MONARDA didyma 'Red Shades'

Regular price £8.50 GBP
Regular price Sale price £8.50 GBP
Sale Sold out
Vat included in price shown

Bergamot or Bee Balm is a garden gem that combines striking beauty with ecological benefits. Known for its captivating deep red blooms and aromatic foliage, 'Red Shades' Bee Balm is a versatile perennial that not only adds a burst of vibrant colour to your garden but also attracts pollinators, creating a lively and buzzing haven in your outdoor space.

Intense Red Blooms: 'Red Shades' Bee Balm lives up to its name with a profusion of intense red blossoms that cluster atop sturdy stems. The rich, velvety hue adds a touch of drama and sophistication to your garden, creating a visual focal point that commands attention.

Attracts Pollinators: As a magnet for pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, 'Red Shades' Bee Balm contributes to a thriving and biodiverse garden ecosystem. The nectar-rich flowers provide sustenance for these beneficial insects, ensuring your garden teems with life and vitality.

Aromatic Foliage: The fragrant leaves of Bee Balm emit a pleasing aroma, adding an extra sensory dimension to your garden. The aromatic foliage not only enhances the overall appeal but also possesses natural repellent properties, making it a delightful and functional addition to your outdoor space.

Tall and Upright Growth: 'Red Shades' Bee Balm exhibits a tall and upright growth habit, creating a dynamic vertical element in your garden. The sturdy stems and compact form make it an excellent choice for borders, cottage gardens, or as a background plant in perennial beds.

Long-lasting Blooms: Enjoy the beauty of 'Red Shades' Bee Balm throughout the summer, as it continues to produce its vivid red blooms from late spring into early Autumn. The extended blooming season ensures your garden remains adorned with the captivating colours of Bee Balm for an extended period.

• Botanical Name: MONARDA didyma 'Red Shades'
• Mature Size: 24-36 inches in height, 18-24 inches in spread
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early Autumn
• Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil Preferences: Moist, well-drained soil
• Hardiness Zone: 4-9

View full details