Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef'

Coral Reef Bee Balm (Coral Reef Bergmot): Patent PP16741 CPBRAF

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

A hot pink monarda! This gorgeous new selection has a habit similar to 'Marshall's Delight' and has demonstrated fairly good mildew resistance. Its growth is uniform. From the Morden Breeding program in Manitoba.


More About Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef'

  • very mildew resistant
  • mid-sized bee balm

Monarda is native to eastern North America, so it is easy to grow and it multiplies quickly. The flowers' sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is often used to flavor teas.


Height:

32-40 in

Spread:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Plant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Specimen
  • Native to Northeast

Exposure

  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Late Summer

Flower Color

  • Light Pink
  • Coral
  • Pink

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding