Cherry Pops Bee Balm

Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees


Botanical Name: Monarda Sugar Buzz® Cherry Pops

Habit: Upright

Height: 20-24"

Spread: 16-20"

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

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Type
Perennial

Flower
Pink

Foliage
Green

Season
Blooms in Summer

Light
Sun

Light
Mix of Sun & Shade

Description

Deep green foliage packs tightly on upright stems that form buds at the top in mid-summer. Buds open to reveal a solid veneer of 2.5" cherry red colored bloom that continues through late summer. Vigorous and heavy blooming. Neat form makes it ideal for many locations in garden. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Good powdery mildew resitance. Fragrant bloom.

 

PP27618.  Introduced by Walters Gardens, Inc.  Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens.


Plant Characteristics

Performance

  • Great Garden Performance
  • Reliable Consumer Success
  • Easy to Grow
  • Low Maintenance
  • Multi-Season Interest
  • Improvement Over Existing Selections
  • Long Blooming

Special Features

  • Cool & Unique
  • Disease Resistant
  • Pest / Insect Resistant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fragrant Blooms
  • Cut / Dried Flowers
  • Cut Foilage/Stems

Functionality

  • Small, Urban Yards
  • Kid & Pet Friendly
  • Great in Containers
  • Edible Garden
  • Privacy Screening
  • Erosion Control
  • Wet Areas
  • Climbing

Wildlife & Environment

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies / Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Non-Invasive
  • Low Water Usage / Drought Tolerant
  • Native / Nativar

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Zipcode 29201
Zone 8
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