Monarda Bee-You™ ‘Bee-Free’ PPAF

Electric purple flowers on a compact plant.

Common Name Bee-Free bee balm
Size 15-18" tall by 12-15" wide
USDA hardiness Zones 5(4)-9
Sun / Shade Full sun
Soil Average garden soil
Moisture Moist, but well-drained
Disease and Pests None known
Landscape use Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, urban gardens
Market appeal / Uniqueness Truly mildew free with electric purple flowers make this new selection a show stopper in any garden space.
Propagation Methods Cuttings
Bloom Time Summer

Angela and Linda’s Garden Notes:

Bee-You™ Series of Monardas

Bees love them. Growers love them. These new bee balms are mildew free, covered in flowers, the perfect size and available in colors to bring any outdoor space to life. Brought to us by AB-Cultivars, the Bee-You series is impressing bee balm lovers all over the globe. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds can’t resist their sweet nectar and fragrance. Many selections have deep maroon or purple bracts that make the flower colors appear even deeper and more enticing. Attract much needed pollinators and feed your soul with these beautiful, contained, carefree bee balms.

Electric purple flowers grow from deep maroon buds, bringing light to any sunny space. Perfect in the garden or nestled in a decorative pot on the patio. Who plays well with the Bee-Free series? Nepetas like ‘Summer Magic’, pastel daylilies and roses, summer phlox and blue ornamental grasses make good friends.