Monarda Plants - Bee Balm
Monarda, also known as Bee Balm, is a true gem for any garden enthusiast. With its stunning flowers and aromatic foliage, it's no wonder this plant is a favourite among UK gardeners. Monarda is a sun-loving perennial that thrives in well-drained soil. Its ideal planting location is in borders, cottage gardens, or even as a striking focal point in containers. Monarda is a clump-forming perennial that associates well with Phlox, Cosmos and Peonies.
The plant's flower colours range from vibrant reds and pinks to soothing purples and whites, attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to your garden. One of the most popular varieties of Monarda is 'Jacob Cline,' boasting brilliant scarlet-red flowers that create a striking contrast against its dark green foliage. Another beloved variety is 'Pardon My Pink,' which showcases delicate pink blooms that add a touch of elegance to any landscape.
Easy to grow, Monarda requires minimal maintenance and is highly resistant to pests and diseases. This hardy plant blooms from mid-summer to early Autumn, providing a burst of colour when other flowers may be fading. In addition to its visual appeal, Monarda brings a delightful fragrance to your garden. Its leaves release a refreshing scent when brushed against, making it a sensory delight for all who encounter it.
Explore our Monarda category and bring the beauty of this captivating plant to your garden. With its vibrant colours, easy care, and enticing fragrance, Monarda is sure to become a cherished addition to your outdoor oasis.