bee balm


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bee balm

One of two products:
(1) Bergamot, see there; Monarda didyma.
(2) Lemon balm, see there; Melissa officinalis.
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Bee balm is easily grown both from seed and by the division of mature plants.
The bee balm seed is very small (in between free and medium grains of salt) so, after lightly sprinkling it onto the surface of the pre-moistened seed starting mix, barely cover it with an eighth of an inch or less of the mix.
For bee balm, these will be oblong, pointy-tipped and a bit fuzzy.
Children think it's a scream to eat flowers and there are many choices--calendula, dianthus (sweet William), hyacinth beans, bee balm, nasturtium, scarlet runner beans, stock, violas, and pansies.
Asters Bee Balm Black-eyed Susan Butterfly Bush Butterfly Weed Chrysanthemum Coneflower Daylily False Aster Garden Phlox Gayfeather Globe Flower Golden Rod Helen's Flower Honeysuckle Joe-Pye Weed Jupiter's Beard Lavender Meadowsweet Ornamental Onion Scabiosa Sweet William Tickseed Yarrow Allium schoenoprasum (chives) Anethum graveolens (dill) Borago officinalis (borage) Vibernum opulus (Korean lilac) Salix discolor (pussy willows)
Several herb plants attract butterflies, including rosemary, oregano, bee balm (Monarda), and lavender.
A wash of solid color, such as these vivid bee balm blossoms, are more appealing to hummingbirds than a mix of flowers.
The best choices include abutilon, agastache, alstroemeria, bee balm, cestrum, cleome, coral bells, fuchsia, honeysuckle, lion's tail, penstemon, red-flowered perennial lobelia, salvia, and zauschneria.
wanderlust all its own and soon found it cropping up in the bee balm,
Bee balms come in many colors, from brilliant reds to soft pinks as well as a pure white, a dark mahogany, and a vast range of violets.
Having said that, the list of flowers that support hummers include salvias, petunias, nasturtiums, flowering tobacco (Nicotiana), cleomes, impatiens, bee balms, foxgloves, columbines, lupines, honeysuckle shrubs and vines, plus dozens of other perennials and annuals.