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Monarda didyma ‘Pardon My Purple’

Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Purple' from Proven Winners

Proven Winners
A vibrant fuchsia-purple flower 2.5 to 3 inches wide is what first catches your eye. Next is the glossy mildew-resistant foliage. The combination makes ‘Pardon My Purple’ a winner in the landscape. At only 10 to 12 inches tall, it is shorter than most monardas and will work in containers as well as in traditional landscape plantings, patio beds and herb gardens.

Richard Jones is the group editor for Greenhouse Grower and Today's Garden Center magazines. Robin Siktberg is a contributing editor for Meister Media Worldwide. You can eMail her at

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