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Monarda 'Saxon Purple'

Whorls of deep purple flowers over bright green aromatic foliage. Perfect for adding height to the middle or back of borders. Good mildew resistance. Very attractive to insects, especially bees. Hardy. Up to 90cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Bee Balm/Bergamot
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
60cm to 90cm
Colour
Purple
Spread Rate
Fast
Flowering
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Aspect
Part-shade, Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

A good, mildew-resistant variety. Mulch in spring to conserve moisture - they grow better in a rich, but not waterlogged soil.

 
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