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Monarda in detail: S – Z

386.1Monarda ‘Sagittarius’ – Syn. Monarda ‘Bowman’. Flowers lilac (mine is 84B) from brown bracts. Similar to Elsie’s Lavender but shorter and deeper purple. Height to 70cm. Mildew resistance. Form from Piet Oudolf.

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453.1Monarda ‘Saxon Purple’ – Flowers rich purple (RHS 77A). Height to 1m. Strong growing.

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460.1Monarda ‘Schneewitchen’ – syn. Monarda ‘Snow Maiden’, Monarda ‘Snow White’. Flowers white from green bracts. Height to 1m. Introduced in the mid 1950’s.

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387.3Monarda ‘Scorpion’ – Flowers purple/ red from purple bracts. Height to 1.2m. Mildew resistance.

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502.1Monarda ‘Shelley’ – Flowers strong ‘salmon’ pink (RHS 52A/B). Height 1.2m.

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94 Monarda Sioux copyright www.coppelmans.nlMonarda ‘Sioux’ – White with very pale pink tinge from purple bracts. Height to 70cm. Mildew resistant.

Image copyright www.coppelmans.nl

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73 Top 10 - No 5 'Snow Queen'Monarda ‘Snow Queen’ – White with the very slightest hint of pale lilac (RHS 76D).  Green bracts. Height: mine to 80cm, but  reports of up to 1.2m.

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51 Monarda Squaw 15.07.14 eMonarda ‘Squaw’ AGM – Flowers bright scarlet (RHS 45A) from dark red/ brown bracts. Height 1.2m. Fairly mildew resistant. RHS Award of Garden Merit.

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367Monarda ‘Sugar Lace’ PBR – Syn. Monarda didyma ‘Sugar Lace’. Flowers purple/ red (RHS 68A/B). Height 60 –  80 cm. Introduced and patented by Future Plants. Subject to Plant Breeders’ Rights. Good mildew resistance. “More compact than ‘Pink Supreme’ … more free flowering and darker in colour than ‘Pink Lace” (source: Google patents).

Image copyright: www.zahradnictvikrulichovi.cz

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553 Top 10 - No 1 'Talud'Monarda ‘Talud’ – Flowers pinkish red (RHS 54A/B) from pink bracts. Height to 1.5m. Form from Piet Oudolf. RHS Award of Garden Merit.

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SONY DSCMonarda ‘Tante Polly‘ –  Syn. Monarda ‘Aunt Polly’, Monarda fistulosa ‘Tante Polly’ / ‘Aunt Polly’. Introduced by Sarastro Stauden. This form is fairly low growing with a height of 50-60cm. Pale pink flowers over a long season.

Image copyright Sarastro.stauden.com

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36.1Monarda ‘Twins’ – Syn. Monarda ‘Gemini’. Flowers bright pink (RHS 63C) from purple tinged bracts. Height 70cm – 1m.

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52.1Monarda ‘Vintage Wine’ – Flowers rich purple / red (RHS 60B). Height 70cm – 1m. Some mildew resistance.

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517.3Monarda violacea  ‘The Plant List‘ states that Monarda violacea Desf. is a synonym of Monarda fistulosa var. fistulosa. In this case, this not a separate taxa in this collection. However it remains for now as it is sold as a separate form.

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77.1Monarda ‘Violet Queen’ AGM. Flowers rich purple/ pink (RHS 77B). Height to 90cm. Mildew resistant. RHS Award of Garden Merit.

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.634.1Monarda ‘Violetta’ – Flowers violet purple (RHS 77A). Height to 1.4m. Form cultivated by Christian Kreβ.

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495.1Monarda ‘Violette’ – Form bought under this name, but query whether correct. Flowers violet purple. Height of mine to 1.2m.

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509.1Monarda ‘Westacre Purple’ – Flowers rich purple flowers (RHS 77A). Height 1.2m.

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