- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 20 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 20 - 24 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
The Sugar Buzz™ Cherry Pops Bee Balm is a looker that will command your attention. The unique, textured flowers have tubular petals that extend from the center of the flower. The 2.5-inch blooms are a dark pinkish-red hue and stand out against the glossy lance-shaped, deep green foliage. The flowers of the Bergamot bloom all summer long
This cultivar is tall at 20 to 24 inches high, so plant near the middle or back of beds, borders, or mass plantings. Pollinators love the sweet-smelling flowers that can also be trimmed to display in arrangements. This clump-forming plant has an upright growth habit and is easy to maintain and resistant to powdery mildew. Grow this beauty as a perennial in USDA zones 4 through 8.
Sugar Buzz™ Cherry Pops Bee Balm Care
Bee Balm prefers damp soil, so water once a week or when the top couple of inches of soil dries out. Use moist soil that is fertile and promotes good drainage. Select a spot that receives full sun to partial shade, but expect more prolific blooms in full sun. Apply balanced fertilizer each spring.
Deadhead Bee Balm encourages more flowering and keeps the plant looking its best. Sugar Buzz™ Cherry Pops Bee Balm is a clump-forming plant, so divide it every few years as needed.
Sugar Buzz™ Cherry Pops Bee Balm Spacing
Sugar Buzz™ Cherry Pops Bee Balm is a full plant with an upright growth habit. The stems will grow 20 to 24 inches tall and reach 16 to 20 inches wide. Space plants as close as 16 to 20 inches apart.
Sugar Buzz® Cherry Pops Bee Balm Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennials|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 20 - 24 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 16 - 20 Inches|
|Spacing: 16 - 20 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: July through Late Summer|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Dark Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit|
|Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Sugar Buzz™ Cherry Pops Bee Balm|
|Scientific Name: MONARDA SB `CHERRY POPS`|
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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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.