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UPSCALE™ ‘Lavender Taffeta’ Monarda
- Robust Landscape Presence,
- Attracts Pollinators,
$18.99 – $29.99
$18.99 – $29.99
(Bee Balm) Taller and more robust than the PARDON MY and LEADING LADY Series, the UPSCAPE™ series features on average plants that reach 2- 2 ½ feet tall. UPSCALE™ ‘Lavender Taffeta’ has large dark lavender blooms with a lighter picotee edge giving the flowers a bi-colored effect covering the glossy, dark green foliage. Standing 22-26 inches tall and spreading to 30 inches wide, UPSCALE™ ‘Lavender Taffeta’ is very floriferous with blooms covering the top half of the plant. The well-branched stems support the second wave of blooms giving you even more time to enjoy this garden beauty. The UPSCALE™ series has shown excellent mildew resistance for a cleaner-looking plant. Hardy in zones 4-8, this native perennial likes to be planted in full sun to part shade locations and is quick to multiply filling in garden spaces. Blooming mid to late summer, UPSCALE™ ‘Lavender Taffeta’ attracts hummingbirds and butterflies as well as beneficial pollinators to the garden. Plant in mass, as a border, or in containers and enjoy the fragrant blooms. Monarda can be found in areas with rich moist soil such as river banks but can also handle average soil conditions. Create a colorful garden with the several colors of UPSCALE™ Monarda we offer. Monarda UPSCALE™ ‘Lavender Taffeta’ is a member of the Proven Winners® Perennial Collection.
Common Name: Bee Balm
Plant Type: Perennial
Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® Perennials
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8What is my zone?
Max Height: 22 – 26 Inches
Max Spread: 28 – 30 Inches
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Flower Color: Purple Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate, Moist
Attributes: Cut Flower or Foliage, Fragrant, Native
Design Use: Border, Combination Containers, Container, Massing
Container Design: Thriller