Scientific Name: Monarda
Common Names: Beebalm
Blooms mid to late-summer and grow best with lots of sun and moist soil. They grow to heights of 1-3 feet and contain a natural antiseptic called Thymol currently used in mouthwashes. It also has been used to treat headaches and fevers as a tea.
Bloom Color(s): pink, purple
Foliage Color(s): Green
Plant Height: 1 - 3 feet
Leaf Retention: deciduous
Bloom Period: June to September
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Sightings: Shady Hollow West Nature Preserve
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