Common Name: Hummingbird Mint
One of the longest-bloomers in the garden, 'Morello' sends up vivid ruby-pink flower stalks for a full season of color. Bronzy green foliage is aromatic. And since it's a native cultivar, it's well adapted to dry soils.
Our perennials come nestled in a 4" square CowPot with a free metal plant ID marker. Learn more about why we think CowPots are so awesome here.
Features & Care
Attracts: Pollinators, Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Zones: 5 - 9
Height: 27" - 33"
Width: 18" - 22"
Light: Full Sun
Flowers: Cut, dried, aromatic
Water: Drought tolerant, prefers well drained soil
How To Plant
CowPots are made from composted cow manure. As the pot decomposes, it feeds the roots of the plant helping it get off to great start. We like to say the perennials think they're delicious and nutritious! :-)
You will plant the pot along with the plant! No need to put holes in the pot or remove the bottom. It decomposes faster than other non-plastic pot options and the roots easily push through.
Place the plant in the hole so that the top of the soil in the pot matches the soil line in the garden. Ensure that soil is pressed against the pot on all sides and the bottom. Keep the area inside and outside the pot moist (but not soggy) for 3 to 4 weeks until the plant is established.
Patent and Credit
Photo: Courtesy Terra Nova® Nurseries, Inc.
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