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Bee Balm

Monarda Didyma


Hardiness Zone


Sun Requirements

Soil Type

Height at Maturity

3 ft

Width at Maturity

Typical Bloom Period

June to September

About this species:

member of the mint family with fragrant foliage, Bee Balm was always a medicinal plant of the native Americans, and today adds wonderful color to perennial gardens and wildflower meadows.
compact flower clusters are solitary at the ends of branches
Nectar is a good food source for hummingbirds and bees

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