Categories: Herbaceous Perennial
Fireball is a compact growing hybrid with a mid-summer display of bright scarlet-red flowers over glossy green foliage. Highly attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies.
‘Fireball’ is a compact beebalm cultivar that typically grows to 15-20” tall with an upright, outwardly spreading habit. Tubular, two-lipped, red-purple flowers are borne in dense, globular, terminal heads (verticillasters) atop stiff square stems clad with serrate, dark green leaves (to 2” long). Long summer bloom period (July-August in St. Louis). Attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, particularly when massed. Flowers, stems and leaves are aromatic. U. S. Plant Patent PP14,235 issued October 14, 2003.