Bee Balm - Monarda didyma

Native to USA

State distribution (USDA): CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

Herbaceous perennial ranging from 2 to 4 feet in height, Bee Balm blooms tubular shaped, red colored flowers from June to August. The nectar of Bee Balm is a favorite of Hummingbirds and Butterflies. Bee Balm will also attract insects – which will in turn attract insectivorous birds.

Birds Most Commonly Associated with Bee Balm

Insectivorous Birds     Ruby-Throated Hummingbird