beebalm ‘Scorpion’

Monarda ‘Scorpion’ (beebalm ‘Scorpion’)

Botanical Name Monarda ‘Scorpion’
Common Name beebalm ‘Scorpion’
Family Lamiaceae
USDA Zone 5 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 2-2.5ft (60-90cm x 60-75cm)
Flower Color Purple, Red
Attracts Wildlife Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Cultivated Form of a Native Plant. Hybrid between several species of Monarda native to the Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate, Southwest Dark Plate

 

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