Mt. Cuba Center’s latest research report, “Monarda for the Mid-Atlantic Region,” details the results of a three-year study of monarda. Powdery mildew tolerance, pollinator attractiveness and ornamental value were all part of the ratings.
Top performers in order are: Monarda fistulosa Claire Grace; Monarda Dark Ponticum; Monarda Violet Queen; Monarda Achall; Monarda Judith’s Fancy Fuchsia, Colrain Red, Raspberry Wine; Monarda On Parade; and Monarda Gardenview Scarlet.
December 15, 2016 NewTerrain.