Bee Balm ‘Balmy Lilac’
This more compact selection features lilac-purple flowers, arranged in large, shaggy heads, an ideal size for the middle of a sunny border. Foliage is delightfully fragrant. Good powdery mildew resistance. A favorite of both butterflies and hummingbirds. Beebalm spreads quickly: reduce clump size in early spring. Garden selections all have been bred from native North American wildflower species. Good heat tolerance. Flowers are edible.
Monarda didyma 'Balmy Lilac'
Prefers rich, humusy soils. Soils must not be allowed to dry out.
Aromatic, deep green foliage.
Lilac-purple flowers in large, shaggy heads in Summer.