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UPSCALE™ ‘Red Velvet’ Monarda
- Improved Disease Resistance,
- Attracts Pollinators,
- Substantial Garden Presence
$18.99 – $29.99
$18.99 – $29.99
(Bee Balm) Bringing height back to the Bee Balm family with excellent disease resistance is the UPSCALE™ series of Monarda. UPSCALE™ ‘Red Velvet’ features bright magenta-red flowers that cover the top of the plant. With its well-branched habit and strong stems, the second flush of blooms is held up just as well as the first round. The tall habit of UPSCALE™ ‘Red Velvet’ stands 32 inches tall and spreads up to 36 inches wide creating a tall, upright mounding habit. Hardy in zones 4-8, this native perennial likes to be grown in full sun to part sun locations with average to fertile soil conditions. Blooming mid to late summer, UPSCALE™ ‘Red Velvet’ is a welcome addition to the butterflies and hummingbirds that visit your garden. The fragrant foliage and flowers make a great cut flower. Plant in mass, as a border, or in a mixed container garden for weeks of summer enjoyment. Monarda UPSCALE™ ‘Red Velvet’ 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: – 32 Inches
Max Spread: – 36 Inches
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Flower Color: Pink Shades, Red Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate, Moist
Attributes: Cut Flower or Foliage, Fragrant, Native
Design Use: Border, Combination Containers, Container, Massing
Container Design: Thriller