Monarda Bee-You™‘Bee True’ PPAF

A raspberry red delight!

Common Name Bee-True bee balm
Botanical Name Monarda 'Bee True'
Size 12-15" tall by 10-12" wide
USDA hardiness Zones 5(4)-9
Sun / Shade Full sun
Soil Average garden soil
Moisture Moist, but well-drained
Disease and Pests Mildew resistant
Landscape use Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, urban gardens
Market appeal / Uniqueness Raspberry red flowers cover this compact, disease resistant plant. Pollinators love the flowers.
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.

Raspberry red flowers with a center that looks like a red velvet cupcake, make this new bee balm a hit for any sunny spot. Bee-True to yourself and place this beauty in a decorative pot as an accent or in a combo pot on your patio, or maybe in your garden with some of these colorful companions; pale pink salvias, white coneflowers like ‘Milkshake’ or blue flowered perennials.