Monarda (Bee Balm)
Monarda (Bee Balm)
Monarda (Bee Balm)
Monarda (Bee Balm)
Monarda (Bee Balm)

Monarda (Bee Balm)

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Monarda, commonly known as Bee Balm, attracts pollinators with clusters of tubular flowers that form on sturdy stems in showy displays of red, pink, lavender, and white. The aromatic leaves, reminiscent of oregano, give off a delightful fragrance when brushed against. A member of the mint family, Monarda has square stems and a spreading habit, making it a dynamic addition to borders, cottage gardens, or naturalized landscapes.

Growing Tips:

  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun to partial shade; ensure adequate sunlight for robust flowering.
  • Soil: Well-draining, fertile soil is ideal; Monarda appreciates consistent moisture.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry periods and the blooming season.
  • Hardiness: Monarda is generally hardy in USDA zones 4-9, depending on the species.

Balmy Pink

Balmy Pink Monarda, also known as Bee Balm, is a charming perennial with pink blooms and aromatic foliage. Reaching heights of about 12-18”inches, Balmy Pink loves full sun to partial shade, multiplies quickly, and will bring all the pollinators to yards in zones 4-9. Expect weeks of blooms in spring to summer and lots of hummingbird and butterfly visitors! 


Sugar Buzz Cherry Pops

Cherry Pop is a great choice of Bee Balm with bright red, 2.5” flowers on long stems with bright green foliage. We like this plant for the middle of the garden bed since it tops out around 16-24” tall and will attract a wide number of pollinators. Expect Bee Balm to multiply quickly in zones 4-8 when planted in full sun to partial shade.

Sugar Buzz Grape Gumball 

Grape Gumball is an easy-to-grow, midsummer blooming plant with 2.5” bright magenta flowers on top of a tall 16-24” well rounded plant. This variety prefers full sun to partial shade and will spread quickly in the right conditions. Expect lots of pollinators when Grape Gumball is added to gardens in zones 4-8.

Balmy Rose

Balmy Rose is a brightly colored Bee Balm with shaggy, bright pink blossoms. Part of the mint family, it has a compact and upright growth habit, typically reaching a height of about 10-12”. This variety prefers full sun to partial shade in zones 4-9 to produce blooms in late spring to midsummer.

Balmy Purple

Balmy Purple is a bright Bee Balm with rich, purple-hued blooms and aromatic foliage. Keeping compact at 10-12” and preferring full sun to partial shade, Balmy Purple will draw in all kinds of pollinators to your garden in zones 4-9. It is suitable for borders, pollinator gardens, or pots.

More Information

Rose Type Monarda (Bee-balm)
SKU MON001 GALLON
Hardiness Zone 4 (-30° to -20°), 5 (-20° to -10°), 6 (-10° to 0°), 7 (0° to 10°), 8 (10° to 20°), 9 (20° to 30°)

Monarda (Bee Balm)

$35.00
Balmy™ Pink
Balmy™ Pink
Sugar Buzz® Cherry Pops
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