Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Bee Balm Monarda

Horsemint, Bee Balm, Oswego Tea, is an annual or perennial, coarse aromatic herbs, commonly known as Horsemint. They have square stems and opposite leaves characteristic of the Mint Family, and bear showy red or lavender flowers in clusters. 

Bee Balm, Peter's Purple 
Monarda 'Peter's Purple' Bee Balm

Bergamo Beebalm
Monarda Citriodora 'Bergamo'


Mt. Cuba Center, Wilmington, Delaware

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