Thambarkiya Blue - Plant
Description for Thambarkiya Blue
Best grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerates somewhat poor soils and some drought. Plants need good air circulation. Deadhead flowers to prolong summer bloom.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|wild bergamot,Monarda fistulosa, the wild bergamot ,bee balm,||Pink/lavender||July to September||2.00 to 4.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates.
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||Medium||65-70 deg.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Thambarkiya Blue
- plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance. The vines need to be trained early when they are young. You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
Typical uses of Thambarkiya Blue
Special features: Provides color and contrast for the herb garden, wild garden, native plant garden, meadow or naturalized area.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: na