Monarda did. 'Blue Stocking'

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Monarda didyma ‘Blue Stocking’

  • Deep violet tubular flowers in June-July
  • Square stocky stems
  • Mint fragrance when foliage is crushed
  • Best in rich, moist well drained acid soils
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Special value to bumble bees and other native bees

Height: 24-36 in
Spread: 12-24 in

Zone: 3-9
Color: Violet- Blue

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds


  • Fragrant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Naturalizing
  • Fast Growing
  • Mass Planting
  • Native Selection
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun/ pt.shade

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Self seeds readily
  • Spreads by rhizomes

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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