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Q.Does a bee balm only flower once in the season? Does deadheading it promote rebloom?

Zone 19711 | hugsj added on June 25, 2019 | Answered

It flowered once in the spring but shows no sign of reflowering.

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Answered on June 25, 2019

Yes, deadheading is essential with bee balm plants. As soon as flowers begin to fade, pinch off the tops. Without deadheading the plants will go to seed and flowering will cease. Also, bee balm requires a lot of sun, at least 6 hours to bloom well. And it prefers a moist soil with only light fertilization. Here is more information:


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