Bee balm


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Bee balm (a.k.a. Bergamot)

(Monarda fistulosa)

Height:

    • 2 to 4 feet

Bloom:

    • June to Sept.

Classification:

    • Native
    • Perennial

Sun:

    • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

    • Dry to wet

Used by:

    • Butterflies (flowers),
    • Moths (flowers),
    • Honey bees (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Hummingbirds (flowers),
    • Caterpillars (foliage)

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Native range in North America:

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