Also known as Monarda or Bergamot, Bee Balm is an aromatic herb native to eastern North America. It has been traditionally used as a topical antiseptic or mouthwash. It is frequently used in teas and tastes slightly bitter with a mixture of the flavor of spearmint, peppermint and oregano. It is best grown in full sun, but can tolerate some shade. It is an excellent flower to attract bees, butterflies and birds.
30 inches tall. Hardy to zone 3.
Minimum of 50 seeds per packet.