Bee Balm Blue Stocking Monarda for butterfly gardens.
Monarda Blue Stocking, which is commonly known as Bee Balm, makes you think that the flower color is going to be blue. Then, striking violet to purple, uniquely shaped flowers appear in July on very erect stems to 30 + inches tall of very fragrant foliage. The Blue Stocking Monarda grows to a width of 1 to 3 feet and is a tall erect growing blue flowering perennial.
The Blue Stocking is very attractive plant and acts as a magnet to attracting bees and hummingbirds. Perfect for your cutting flower garden and butterfly garden plants.
Bee Balm plant species thrive in full sun or partial shade and evenly moist soil. Under these conditions they are vigorous in growth and deer resistant plants. An excellent border plant and cut flower with aromatic leaves, Monarda Blue Stocking is a welcome summer flowering plant to any sun garden.