Monarda fistulosa - Wild bergamot, Beebalm
Attractive purple flowers that attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. As plant matures into large clump, it is preferred to have good air circulation. It has aromatic leaves that can be used for mint tea. Has long summer bloom.
"Respiratory ailments and colds were eased with tea or steam made with the flowers and leaves." - Cornell University Botanical Gardens
Height: 2-5 ft
Sun: Sun or Part Shade
Bloom time: May, June, July, August, and September