Monarda Plant Yellow. Monarda punctata, or dotted mint, has been gaining in popularity in recent years, due to it's well deserved reputation as a pollinator magnet. Could the yellow leaves be an indication of a mineral deficiency?
The green foliage of bee balm is also scented. Monarda, genus of 12 north american plants variously known as bergamot, horsemint, and bee balm, belonging to the mint family (lamiaceae), order lamiales. Small yellow spots that merge to form large yellow areas on upper side of leaf.
Raised Orange Pustules On The Underside Of The Leaves.
And in clusters surrounded by leaflike bracts. In a week or two, they greened right up. The plant has yellow flowers dotted with purple, as well as very decorative display of bracts in tiered whorls.
Monarda Or Bee Balm Is A Perennial That Is Native To North America.
Could the yellow leaves be an indication of a mineral deficiency? Monarda punctata thrives in full sun and dry sandy soil. Newly described to science in 2011 by jason singhurst and walter holmes, the yellow flowered beebalm has as yet only been found in northeastern texas and miller county in arkansas.
Dense Dark Green And Glossy Foliage Is Formed That Contrasts Well With The Blossom Coloration.
Monarda punctata is a major draw for beneficial bugs, especially beneficial predatory wasps. Monarda punctata, or dotted mint, has been gaining in popularity in recent years, due to it's well deserved reputation as a pollinator magnet. Flowers are pale yellow with tiny purple spots, pink bracts, dark green foliage.
The Plant Is Easy To Identify Becasue Of.
Bee balm also attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to your garden making this plant an excellent addition to a pollinator garden. Some of the plants in my garden were yellow looking, so i top dressed with a mix of chicken compost, bone meal and job's plant food for vegetables. The diseased plants showed leaf yellowing, stunting and phyllody.
All Of Our Monarda Are Mildew Resistant Varieties.
Dead brown blotches on severely infected areas. (yellow dotted mint, horsemint) biennial or shortlived perennial native to the eastern us. When crushed, the foliage will release a spicy scent.