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jacob kline bee balm has fragrant minty foliage
Photo 10 of 11This spreading upright perennial has fragrant minty foliage and scarlet to pink flowers in summer.

Jacob Kline Bee Balm (10 of 11)

Plant in full sun; divide in spring every few years
Plant in rich, well-drained soil; fertilize in spring
Resistant to powdery mildew
Height: 2-3 feet Width: 2 feet, spreading
Hardy in zones (3)4-9:
Zone 3: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring; plants are marginally hardy in this zone, but will probably survive with protection or snow cover.
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; mulch after first had frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.

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