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Monarda ‘On Parade’

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Summary

Monarda ‘On Parade’ performs very similarly to the trio of purplish red cultivars, ‘Judith’s Fancy Fuchsia’, ‘Colrain Red’, and ‘Raspberry Wine’. The foliage grows approximately 4’ tall and displays fair resistance to powdery mildew, with the worst infections typically occurring during flowering and then subsiding. ‘On Parade’ stands out from the other three cultivars due to its brilliant, orchid purple flowers. With peak flower coverage at 90%, ‘On Parade’ derives much of its success from the impressive and eye-catching floral display.


Details

  • Rating
    4.1 
  • Common Name
    On Parade bee balm  
  • Peak Bloom
    Early July 
  • Flower Size
    2.5” 
  • Peak flower coverage
    90% 
  • Weeks in full bloom
  • Height
    48” 
  • Width after three years
    37” 
  • Powdery mildew resistance
    Fair