Monarda Fireball

 

Monarda Fireball Monarda Fireball - A compact hardy perennial with green aromatic leaves. A very strong grower with good mildew resistance. From July-August bears showy red flower heads in Summer.Very attractive to bees.Likes moist but well drained soil in sun or partial shade. Protect from Winter wet; do not allow to dry out in Summer. Height 40cm

 

 

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.