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Redpurple Beebalm

Monarda russeliana

Redpurple Bee Balm blooms from late spring through fall. It provides an excellent source of nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds. The gray-green foliage is aromatic.

Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Aromatic flowers and foliage
Naturalizes well

Gardening Suggestions for Redpurple Beebalm:

Can develop a powdery mildew on leaves. Use in drier sites with good air circulation behind foreground plants in a border or use in meadow plantings.

Key Characteristics:

Humming- birds
Midwest Native
Moist, Well-Drained
Average
Fragrant
Butterflies
Height:
18-24 Inches
Spread:
24-30 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 9

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Humming- birds
Butterflies
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Plants of Merit
Attributes
Midwest Native
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Border or Bed
Sun-loving
Fragrant
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage