Hot true red. Early-flowering. Compact, floriferous and highly mildew-resistant, these low-maintenance hybrids are bee-loved by pollinators, growers and gardeners alike. Colorful bracts complement and enhance the flowers' hues.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Bee balm
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Mature Height: 18 inches
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Patent/Royalty: PPAF .15 per plant included in tray price
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 6 - 8 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Spider mites, powdery mildew
Vernalization Requirements: Beneficial, not necessary.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Apply preventive sprays for powdery mildew at time of planting.