Monarda 'Fireball' is a compact beebalm like a dwarf version of 'Gardenview Scarlet' with bright red flowers that say "Hey! Hummingbirds! Over here!".
‘Fireball’ is a compact beebalm cultivar with red flowers great for containers and the front of the border. Monarda is native to eastern North America, is easy to grow and multiplies quickly. The flowers' sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is often used to flavour teas.
Common Name: Beebalm
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Moist soils in rich woods, thickets and bottom lands.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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