Plant Library

Monarda Spotted Bee Balm

Common Name: Monarda

Botanical Name: Monarda

Variety: Spotted Bee Balm

Blossom Color: Purple

Bloom Time: Jul-Sep

Zone: 3 to 9

Exposure: Sun to Part Sun

Mature Height: 2'

Mature Width: 8-12"

Notes: Prefers sandy soils and full to part sun. More tolerant of dought and intense sun than other monardas. Attracts many bees and butterflies including the endangered Karner Blue butterfly. Deer and rabbit resistant.