Attract numerous pollinators with this flower’s extraordinary, clustered blooms. This native perennial is in the mint family and gives off a sweet and pleasant aroma. Dried, the leaves and flowers have great medicinal value. Prefers hot and dry areas of your garden with slightly sandy soil. Flowering begins in the mid-summer and carries on into the fall. An important perennial for attracting Lycaenides melissa samuelis (Karner Blue) butterfly, which is among the endangered species in Ontario.
We offer two other Monarda species:
Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)
Alternative common names: Dotted Mint or Dotted Horsemint