Plant Inspiration | Bee Balm
Bee Balm (Mondarda didyma)
Sun: Bee balm likes its full sun! But it can also tolerate some part shade.
Zone: Does best in zones 4-9.
Soil: Good soil moisture is a must! They like rich, well-drained soil. Some species will tolerate wetter soils than others.
Water: Water plants during the summer if rainfall is less than 1” per week.
Habitat: Can grow very tall, 2-4 feet and spreads out. Great for planters because in the yard it can become invasive!
Tip: This plant attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees! Great for naturalizing an area, and can be used in tea. The leaves have a mint aroma when crushed.
Category: Filler – To fill in and cover the Pockets between the other plants.