Monarda - Bee Balm

The top choice for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies.

The blooms of Monarda are spidery and dramatic... and tall. Both foliage and flowers are minty fresh. The blooms attract all manner of flying creatures, from hummingbirds to butterflies to all sorts of gorgeous winged insects! Several varieties are native and may be naturalized for a glorious effect. Hybrids are show-stopping garden subjects.

Genus: 

Monarda
Monarda

Common Name: 

Bee Balm

Exposure: 

Sun to Light Shade

Features: 

Good for Cut Flowers
Attracts Butterflies
Fragrant
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant

Plant Category: 

Perennial

Hardiness Zones: 

Zones: 3-8
Please Note: The plant varieties listed on this website do not indicate current availability at Mahoney's Garden Centers. Plant varieties can vary from store to store and from week to week. If you are interested in purchasing a specific plant, we encourage you to call before making a a special trip to one of our garden centers.