Monarda Pink Supreme

 

Compact, upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped, pointed, toothed, aromatic, dark green leaves and erect stems bearing dense, whorled clusters of two-lipped, tubular, magenta flowers in summer. Reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

 

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.