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Monarda 'Feuerschopf'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Monarda (mo-NAR-da) (Info)
Cultivar: Feuerschopf

One vendor has this plant for sale.

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Aromatic

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings
By tip layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral mbhoakct76 On Mar 16, 2008, mbhoakct76 from Winsted, CT wrote:

super quick growing, which i guess why its known to possibly be a noxious weed. nice flowers-and the look nicer in mass amounts. but dont put these in a planned garden like i did, put out to a backdrop space where they can take over.

Positive sanannie On Dec 3, 2006, sanannie from White Lake, ON (Zone 4b) wrote:

This Monarda was purchased from The Perennial Gardens in Maple Ridge, B.C., (formerly Rainforest Gardens, now closed) in 2002, mostly because the colour was an intriguing description of pink, magenta and orange. It's a very pleasing colour, but I'd have to describe it as half-tone magenta with peachy undertones in a certain light.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Winsted, Connecticut
Rexburg, Idaho
Worcester, Massachusetts
Fremont, Michigan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Troutdale, Oregon
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Crossville, Tennessee
Milltown, Wisconsin



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