- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8
- Height 14-18 Inches Tall
- Spread 10-12 Inches Wide
This compact perennial is perfect for any space! Its petite size makes it a wonderful choice to place in containers, areas with limited space, and up front in sunny borders. Its fragrance is loved by pollinators and it will remain unbothered by deer. This summer bloomer will bring the pop of color you’ve been searching for!
Its bright pink and unique blooms are very fragrant. The foliage has an upright habit that is also fragrant. The Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm has a summer bloom season which is loved by pollinators. It is a compact variety that reaches fourteen to eighteen inches with a spread of then to twelve inches. Plant in garden planters as a filler, in sunny borders, or in a cut flower garden. These also look beautiful when mass planted. Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm is native to North America.
Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm Care
The Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm prefers full sun but will tolerate light shade. Soil should be rich and moist. It is tolerant to average garden soil. Ph level can range from alkaline to neutral. This perennial has consistent water needs. Deadheading will encourage a longer bloom season. Be sure the plant has plenty of air circulation to discourage the development of mildew. Cut back once flowering has finished. An all-purpose fertilizer should be applied in the spring.
Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm Spacing
The Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm is known to spread rapidly. Proper spacing is important so your plant does not get overcrowded. Spacing for the Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm should be at least ten to twelve inches, center on center.
-Growing monarda near tomatoes in the garden is said to improve the health and flavor of the tomatoes.
-Monarda is the natural source of the antiseptic Thymol, the primary active ingredient in some kinds of mouthwash.
-Monarda didyma has a long history of being used by some tribes of Native Americans as a medicinal plant to cure skin infections, minor wounds and even excessive cases of gas.
Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-8|
|Flower Color(s): Pink to Red|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 14-18 Inches|
|Spread: 10-12 Inches|
|Spacing: 10-12 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Attracts: Hummbirds, Butterflies & Bees|
|Features: Fragrant Foliage|
|Scientific Name: Pardon My Cerise' Monarda didyma USPP 29,234|
|Common Name: Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm|
|Other Name(s): Horsemint; Oswego Tea; Bergamot|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.