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Botanical name:
Monarda didyma
Family: Lamiaceae
Plant type: Herbaceous
Size: 50cm x 40cm
Flowering time: Mid Summer to Autumn.
Depth & Spacing: Pot level
with soil surface, 90cm apart.
Soil Type: Light & damp soils are ideal since this plant is shallow-rooted.
Position: Sun or partial shade
Pruning required: Cut back hard after flowering to keep it nicely shaped.
Frost: Light frost hardy.
Fertilising: Feed well in Spring.
Watering: Keep soil moist because these plants suffer when allowed to dry out.
Climatic tolerances: Cool to temperate.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:37 AM
Keywords: 'Mahogany'Monarda, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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