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Monarda Bee-You® Bee Happy

Monarda Bee-You® Bee Happy

Treat your gardening customers to a honey of a plant with this new Monarda offering. Part of the renowned Bee-You series of bee balm, Bee Happy bears large, crown shaped blooms of the deepest red shade from midsummer to early fall. Beneficial pollinators, such as bees and butterflies can't resist the fragrant blooms and vibrant color, and will spend many a summer day visiting the plants. A somewhat shorter variety, Bee Happy is perfect for container gardens, front borders, butterfly gardens or cutting beds. They perennialize well, reliably returning year after year with even more and bigger blooms than before.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Mature Height 14 - 18 inches
  • Bloom Time Midsummer to early fall
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Fragrant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Cut Flower
  • Container Friendly
  • Attracts Pollinators

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Botanical Name: Monarda Bee-You® 'Bee Happy'

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name :

    Monarda Bee-You® 'Bee Happy'
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Container Gardening, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    Red
  • Flower Form :

    Large, crown-shaped flowers
  • Foliage Type :

    Mid green, ovate to ovate lanceolate 4" long leaves.
  • Mature Spread :

    12 - 16 inches
  • Spacing:

    12 - 16 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Top of plant should be just below the soil. Space plants 12-16" apart.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Cut back spent blooms to encourage additional blooming.
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 5 cm
  • Planting Depth :

    Top of plant should be just below the soil
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.


       Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 September 14, 2020 December 7, 2020
  • German Iris
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 August 10, 2020 October 26, 2020
    7 August 10, 2020 November 9, 2020
    8-10 August 17, 2020 November 9, 2020
  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 October 5, 2020 December 21, 2020
  • Fall Crocus & Colchicum
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7A August 10, 2020 October 12, 2020
    7B-10 August 17, 2020 October 12, 2020


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