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Bee Balm (Monarda)

Name Bee Balm
Botanical Name Monarda

To call this perennial a strong spreader loved by hummingbirds is an understatement. Of course the bees love it too. Flowers appear disheveled, lending a very welcoming and natural look to the plants which grow 10 to36 inches tall, blooming red, pink or purple flowers June through August. The foliage is aromatic!

Location: Sun, Partial Sun
Size: 10-36 inches tall
Flower Color: Red, Pink, Purple
Bloom Time: June-Aug.
Special Needs: Watch for self-seeding.
Soil Conditions: Medium
Trim/Prune: Trim to the ground in late fall after several frosts
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Butterflies
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