Beebalm (Monarda) 美國薄荷
Mint family. Very hardy and easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location. It has long blooming time from summer to fall with different shades of pink or red flowers. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Like all mint family herb, the whole plant is very fragrant! Flowers can be use for herbal tea.
It can be divide the clump easily in spring to propagate, stem cuttings or layering is fine, too. Mature plant height and width is vary according to plant species and varieties. Most of dwarf varieties are 1′, regular species are 4′-5′. USDA Zones:3-9.
薄荷家族的多年生香草,強健易栽種. 以全日照或半日照處栽種為佳. 花可泡茶. 花期很長,從夏季開到秋季. 花可做切花,吸引蜂蝶和蜂鳥. 繁榮以初春分株為主,亦可扦插或壓條. 株高及寬幅因品種和種類不同有很大的差異. 矮性品種約為1呎,一般的約有4呎或5呎高及寬.
One of my very favorite plants. Thanks! 🙂
One of my favorites, too!
I love this plant. A ‘must have’ for a butterfly garden!
I love its minty fragrance and showy flowers! 🙂