Spotted Beebalm


Monarda punctata

  • Part Shade to Full SunPart Shade to Full Sun
  • Dry to Medium
  • Sand Loam

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Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

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. When dried the leaves and flowers have great medicinal value. Spotted Beebalm 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:
Scarlet Beebalm
Wild Bergamot

Alternative common names: Dotted Mint or Dotted Horsemint  

Growing Habits

Mature Height: 2 feet

Mature Spread: 3 feet

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