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monarda didyma

Featured Plants - Bee Balm

bee balm - monarda
Monarda didyma Named in honor of 16th century Spanish physician and botanist, Nicolas Bautista Monardes, monarda has long been a popular perennial, with rays of unusual bright tubular flowers borne June-August. Spreading by rhizomes, bee balm makes broad swathes of color in the garden. As its name...
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