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Monarda fistulosa x bartlettii 'Peter's Purple'/Peter's Purple Bee Balm

Monarda fistulosa x bartlettii 'Peter's Purple' / Monarda fistulosa x bartlettii 'Peter's Purple'
Mid summer scene of the frilly flowers
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Mid summer scene of the frilly flowers

Close-up of flowers

Flowers, find the bumble bee

Mass of flowers in late spring

Close-up image of summer flowers

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Scientific Name: Monarda fistulosa x bartlettii 'Peter's Purple'
Common Name: Peter's Purple Bee Balm
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Herb
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Like other monardas, this one grows well in sun and wants moist soils. It is a good hummingbird plant. Used as a culinary and medicinal herb