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Monarda sp., Bee Balm, Horsemint, Oswego Tea, Bergamot

Monarda sp.

Bee Balm, Horsemint, Oswego Tea, Bergamot
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: North America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Monarda species include annual and perennial upright growing herbaceous plants with lanceolate to ovate shaped leaves. Flower colors vary, with wild forms of the plant having crimson-red to red, pink and light purple hues.



Monarda sp., Bee Balm, Horsemint, Oswego Tea, Bergamot
Monarda fistulosa
Monarda sp., Bee Balm, Horsemint, Oswego Tea, Bergamot
Monarda fistulosa


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