Bee Balm Plants (Monarda)
If you're seeking the perfect plant to beautify your garden while building up the native environment, bee balm is for you. While Breck's began with bulbs, our expertise in native plants makes us one of America's top wildflower sellers. We're proud to offer Monarda species you won't find anywhere else. Our bee balm is shipped directly from our growers, ready to set into your landscape in spring. Because bee balm is a native plant, it isn't just capable of thriving in American gardens-it evolved to do just that. Add colour and vertical interest to any sunny location, and invite pollinators to every garden party with sweet, fragrant bee balm.
Monarda Plants for Sale From Breck'sThe Monarda plant, also called Bee Balm or Bergamot, is a classic American wildflower. They're a favorite of butterflies and hummingbirds!
Entice wildlife to your yard with fragrant Bee Balms. These lovely plants flower throughout the summer months and come in a range of gentle hues, including pinks, reds, mauves, lilacs, whites, and blues. Soft starbursts of fringed blooms arrive in abundance, filling the space with their bergamot aroma and bright colors. Bee Balms' sweet nectar attracts butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinating insects, so you can enjoy a fantastic spectacle while aiding propagation, naturally.
Planting & Growing Monarda FlowersThese native North American sun perennials are extremely low maintenance. Fast-growing, even in low fertility conditions, Bee Balms require little attention. Bee balm plants will thrive in a range of light conditions, from full sun to partial shade. Generally hardy in zones 4 to 9, these perennials will come back year after year.
With their rapid growth and a high tolerance for neglect, Bee Balms are an excellent choice for naturalizing and making a delightful ground cover. Use them in woodland gardens, on roadside edges, or to fill in empty spaces. Small varieties, growing to about 12 inches, work well in containers and rock gardens.
Large varieties can grow up to 48 inches tall and make wonderfully fragrant border plants or foundation plantings. Add Bee Balms to your herb garden, as well. A member of the mint family, the leaves have a delicious aroma and can be used to brew teas.
Gardening with native plants is an excellent way to support your local wildlife. Monarda plants for sale from Breck's are easy to grow, a friendly introduction to native gardening, and a fine addition to existing native plantings. Their long-lasting flowers are also perfect for floral arrangements; plant a variety and share a bouquet with friends. Invite Mother Nature to your garden with Bee Balm.