CAMBRIDGE SCARLET BEE BALM is a Monarda perennial.  This variety of Bee balm has mildew resistant foliage.  The foliage is dark green and contrasts the bright-red flower well.  Flower petals on the bee balm are long, slender and form a beak at the tip.  This plant flowers in mid-summer producing puffy flower balls.  Other varieties can reach 4 feet tall while this Bee balm will just get a little over 2 foot tall.  Works great for cut flowers.  This plant is deer resistant.  Cambridge Scarlet Bee balm attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to your landscape.

Cambridge Scarlet Bee Balm

Cambridge Scarlet Bee balm

Monarda didyma ‘Cambridge Scarlet’

Plant Type- Perennial

Flower Color- Red

Foliage Color- Dark Green

Growth Habit- Upright

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 4-9

Height- 24″-30″

Spread- 14″-18″

Light- Sun

Details- This plant blooms mid summer.

Pruning- Cut to the ground in the fall to encourage new spring growth.

Other Beebalm plant options.

  • Balmy™ Purple Beebalm
  • Balmy™ Lilac Beebalm
  • Balmy™ Rose Beebalm
  • Balmy™ Pink Beebalm
  • Fireball Beebalm
  • Jacob Cline Beebalm
  • Marshall’s Delight Beebalm
  • Peter’s Purple Beebalm
  • Petite Delight Beebalm
  • Raspberry Wine Beebalm
  • Snow White Beebalm