Monarda Ruby Glow


Monarda Ruby Glow. Bergamot. An aromatic clump-forming perennial with wine red flowers. Max Height 60cm to 90cm. Max Spread 45cm. Flowers June to August. Ideal as a ground-cover plant with scented flowers and stunning flowers this makes it an ideal addition to any herbaceous border.


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.