The violet blooms of, 'Dark Ponticum', are borne in the traditional whorled fashion that monardas are known for. This compact monarda blooms over a long period in summer. A unique perennial monarda that is a great fit for the mid garden border. Foliage remains clean if soil is kept evenly moist at all times. Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. Deer are not crazy over this plant but may browse on them if no other food source is available.
Mature Plant Size: 2'-3' Tall, 24" Spread
Bloom Time: June-August
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.5
Hardiness Zones: 3-8
Container Size: 3.5" Pot