Monarda Cambridge Scarlet

 

'Cambridge Scarlet' is a perennial with aromatic foliage tinted purple and distinctive reddish brown flower-heads from early summer to autumn. Height 1m x Spread 50 cm

 

 

Plant in free-draining soil in sun or partial shade. Although Monarda will grow in most soils, they prefer moist conditions but do not like to be water-logged in winter.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.