- Monarda- Bee Balm Hardy Planting Zones- 2-11 Sun or Shade – Full Sun to Partial Shade Mature Height - 8-35" Mature Width- 8-12" Bloom Season – Spring to Summer (May-August) Gardener Status- Beginner
Monarda Bee Balm
Monarda Bee Balm- Monarda
Monarda Bee Balm is a daisy-shaped, flowering perennial that has tubular petals. The plant can have pink, red, white or purple flowers. Most plants grow two 1/2-4 ft. Tall. The spiky petals have a luxurious fragrance that attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. The shrub has lots of medium-green leaves. Plant the Monarda Bee Balm in full sun and plenty of moist, well-drained soil. Picking the blooms encourages to plant to a second bloom. In late fall cut the shrub back several inches and pinch the new growth stems in spring. Monarda Bee Balm spreads so divide it every 3-4 years.
Bee Balm produces purplish blooms. Bee Balm wildflowers will have beautiful purple flowers that will add brightness to all gardens. They grow best in moist and loves well-drained soil areas. Bee Balm plants will need to be thinned out about every three years and planted in other areas. These flowers are beautiful and will also attract bees to a garden. The bee balm is an excellent plant to have in your yard. It has brilliant color and can bring life to any yard. The bee balm is a dark pink color with a yellowish greenish inside; Which makes it perfect colors to brighten up your yard. Plant this with other greenery, and you have a show! Bee Balm attracts bees. Bee Balm got its name because of how quickly it attracts bees. The bees like the nectar that the flowers will produce. This plant is well suited for a flower garden. The plant can grow to be around 1 to 3 feet high. Bee Balm will grow well in full sunlight and partially shaded areas and does well in moist and well-drained soil conditions. The Bee Balm plant is also known as Cambridge Scarlet. The plant will provide a garden with beautiful purple/lavender blooms.
Monarda Bee Balm