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Peter's Purple Bee Balm

Monarda x Peter's Purple
SKU: HC014654
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Peter's Purple is a natural hybrid cross of two southern Monarda species that blooms in mid-summer with showy lavender-purple flowers. The glossy foliage is mildew resistant. This variety is moderately xeric once established. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Monarda x Peter's Purple
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
40-48" tall
Bloom Time


40-48" tall x 18-24" wide (cutting propagated). At last, a cold hardy, heat tolerant, xeric Bee Balm! 'Peter's Purple' is as beautiful as it is durable in the garden. A garden hybrid between Monarda bartlettii and Monarda fistulosa, this vigorous, heat lover blooms for months in summer with showy lavender-purple flowers. The deep green foliage is completely powdery mildew resistant, making it a "must have" hummingbird plant for all areas of the US.
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