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Monarda didyma 'Fireball' (P)

Monarda didyma 'Fireball' (P)

 - comm. Wild Bergamot

A superior variety to traditional forms with deep red flowers on fairly tall, chunky green foliage. This variety also has the advantage of being resistant to mildew.

Price: 30.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Note: price includes 0.1 / plant royalty charge
(Additional label charges also apply)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

July - September

Height x Spread:

65 x 40 cm

Available to Order:

January - November

Recommend Sales:

February - November

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Wild Bergamot

Narrative Description:

A superior variety to traditional forms with deep red flowers on fairly tall, chunky green foliage. This variety also has the advantage of being resistant to mildew.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Often used in mid-border regions for their height and structure, but can also be used in large containers with lower growing plants surrounding the foliage.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

65 x 40 cm

Features:

Attracts Wildlife

Scented

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

Red

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

July - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

Dies back over winter, but should revive in spring.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

LAMIACEAE

Genus:

Monarda

Species:

didyma

Cultivar:

Fireball

Alternative Names:

comm. Wild Bergamot

UPOV:

FIREBALL

UPOV No:

EUPVR 11452

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

26 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Requires Pinching / Cutting Back

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - November

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:17/1827/1837/18
Qty:38144

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (3)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Thrip

Two Spotted Mite

Whitefly

Common Diseases:

Powdery Mildew

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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