Common Name: Bee Balm
In midsummer, ‘Grape Gumball’ forms a solid dome of vibrant magenta, 2-2½” flowers on strong, well-branched stems. Resistance to powdery mildew.
Monarda is super low maintenance perennial and grows easily in most well-draining garden soils, in full sun exposure. It multiplies quickly. The flowers’ sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is often used to flavor teas. Deer Resistant.