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.
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'
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.1Try 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
Harvesting Petite Delight
Bee balm 'Petite Delight' information
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Popular varieties of Bee balm
- Petite Delight
- Raspberry Queen
- Cambridge Scarlet
- Snow Queen
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