17 Types of Bee Balm Plants —(Old & Hybrid Varieties)

Monarda is a genus of annuals and herbaceous perennials from prairies and woodlands in North America. Some monardas are called bee balm and features bright flowers. Genus name honors Nicholas Monardes (1493-1588), physician and botanist of Seville. The name bee balm derives from the plant’s value in attracting native bees, butterflies and bumblebees, and from common … Read more