- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 20 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 16 - 20 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
- Use As A Filler In Containers
The showy blooms of the Sugar Buzz™ Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm stand out and create a captivating display. Also known as Monarda, this plant has 2.5-inch, globe-like flowers on upright stems. The fragrant flowers are a lavender hue and bloom from July through summer’s end.
This clump-forming plant makes a lovely addition to borders, beds, or containers. The Sugar Buzz™ Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm gives a space a cottage vibe. Deep green foliage provides additional color. The mesmerizing flowers are a draw for butterflies and hummingbirds. Grow this plant as a perennial in zones 4 through 8.
Sugar Buzz™ Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm Care
Bee Balm needs full to partial sun. Plant in rich, moist, well-drained soil and water when the soil is dry. Sugar Buzz™ Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm is a thirsty plant that thrives in damp conditions. Apply a layer of mulch to retain moisture. Remove spent flowers to encourage more blooms.
This plant is not a heavy feeder, but a dose of balanced fertilizer in the spring helps Bee Balm get off to a good start. Too much fertilizer may impact the number of blooms, so only feed the plant once per year.
Sugar Buzz™ Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm Spacing
Monarda SUGAR BUZZ® 'Lilac Lollipop' Bee Balm reaches 20 to 24 inches tall and 16 to 20 inches wide. This cultivar is resistant to powdery mildew, so you can space plants about 18 inches apart when creating a border or mass planting.
Sugar Buzz™ Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennial|
|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|
|Habit: Clumping, Upright|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Bloom Period: Mid July Through Late Summer|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Dark Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Container Role: Filler|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Fragrant|
|Common Name: Sugar Buzz Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm|
|Other Name(s): Lilac Lollipop Bee Balm|
|Scientific Name: Monarda SUGAR BUZZ® 'Lilac Lollipop'|
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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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.
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