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Monarda x 'Raspberry Wine'/Raspberry Wine Bee Balm

Monarda x 'Raspberry Wine' / Monarda x 'Raspberry Wine'
Has raspberry colored flowers in late summer to late fall
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Has raspberry colored flowers in late summer to late fall

Deadheading will keep plant in bloom longer and with more flowers

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Scientific Name: Monarda x 'Raspberry Wine'
Common Name: Raspberry Wine Bee Balm
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Best selection for cooler climates. it is not well adapted to the Gulf coast. Does not like high humidity and has good powdery mildew and deer resistance. Foliage has minty odor when crushed and the flowers are fragrant and their nectar attracts bees, hummingbirds and butterflies. Flowers from late summer into late fall. Plants should be divided every 3-4 year, but perhaps sooner in the South where it is a rampart grower.