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Monarda 'Cambridge Scarlet'

Monarda   'Cambridge Scarlet'
 Monarda   'Cambridge Scarlet'Monarda   'Cambridge Scarlet' 
Our Price:  £5.50



10 in stock

Common Name: Bergamot

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Red
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Leaves
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


A vigourous cultivar producing bright scarlet flowers are carried on stiff upright stems in summer. Monardas need soil that never gets to wet or dry - a mulch of well-rotted compost or leafmould is appreciated. Air circulation will reduce the occurrence of mildew, so avoid dense planting. This variety has fairly good resistance to mildew. The spent flowering stems have character - these can left on over the winter.

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