Monarda didyma, Bee Balm, Scarlet beebalm

Monarda didyma, Bee Balm, Scarlet beebalm
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  • Item #: PP56
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Erosion Control:
  • FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
  • Fragrant:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • Herbal / Medicinal Uses:
  • High Wildlife Value:
  • Hummingbirds:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Medicinal Uses:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
  • Part Sun - Part Shade :
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Threatened / Endangered:
  • Wet soil (Tidal):
  • Wildflower:
  • Full Sun:
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Botanic Name (s):        Monarda didyma      

Common Name(s):       Scarlet Bee Balm, Oswego tea, bee balm       

Mature height :2-5ft

Mature spread:5-6ft

Bloom Time:July-September

Bloom color:              Red

Fruit:                      Nut        

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    Part Shade  

Soil moisture:   Average    Moist      Wet        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                                                                     

Native Habitat:       Creek banks, floodplains, woods              

Notes:        Showy flowers, aromatic, herbal uses                            

Fragrant   Erosion Control           Edible Parts                                                                  

High Wildlife Value:                Beneficial Insects          Butterflies               Hummingbirds     Songbirds                

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands      

Native To Mountain Regions    

Threatened / Endangered:     Michigan, New York     

Native Perennial

Herbaceous Perennial

Pollinator Support


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