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Monarda 'Cambridge Scarlet'
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Plant Type: Perennials

'Cambridge Scarlet' produces long-lasting, showy scarlet flowers with brownish-red centers atop stems of soft-green leaves. Bee balm's striking whorls of colorful flowers attract hummingbirds in late summer and early fall and make an ornamental addition to herb gardens or sunny borders.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Remove faded flowers to extend bloom cycle.

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Medium green

Plant Spread

2 ft.

Good Companions

Plant Height

3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Moist soils.

Characteristics & Attributes


Well-suited to the meadow garden, Cut flowers

Bloom Time

Summer through fall

Critter Resistance


Full sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests