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Bee balm 'Petite Delight'  


Petite Delight is a popular variety of Bee balm, which belongs to the Monarda genus (Monarda 'Petite Delight'). Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   China pink.

Dark pink summer flowers.
Sweet minty fragrance.
Good in borders.
Good for cut flowers.

This variety is a Ornamental that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Petite Delight is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet). This variety tends to bloom in late summer.

As Petite Delight Bee balm is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

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How to grow Bee balm 'Petite Delight'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Monarda prefers rich and humus soil. Do not allow soil to dry out. Clumps should be divided every 3 to 4 years in order to prevent overcrowding. Spent flowers should be removed to improve appearance and prolong the blooming period.1

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Petite Delight is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Petite Delight are Zone 4 and Zone 8.

Growing Petite Delight from seed

Transplanting Petite Delight

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Petite Delight is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Petite Delight

Bee balm 'Petite Delight' information

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