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.



Common Name: 

Bee Balm


Sun to Light Shade


Good for Cut Flowers
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant

Plant Category: 


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.