Spotted Beebalm

Monarda Punctata

Short growing perennial shrub (1′-3′ HT) bearing opposite, oblong leaves.  Flowers are a beautiful pink color with a nice fragrance.  Monarda can be used in any garden setting, however it is best used in a butterfly garden or wildflower garden.  Butterflies will nectar on the flowers but the main attraction is the variety of bee species that find their way to this plant.

Family: Lamiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

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