- Height: 1-3 feet
- Light: sun
- Soil: moist or dry, well drained
- Blooms: pink, purplish, beige, late summer
- Landscape: Meadow, native or pollinator garden; also makes good cut flowers
- Pair with: Black-eyed Susan, Butterfly Weed, Little Bluestem
- Tolerates: Deer, drought, rabbits
- Fun Fact: Leaves smell like oregano
- Photos: Creative Commons
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Bee Balm, Spotted
Pollinator value: Very High. Hummingbirds, Monarchs, butterflies, moths, flies, native bees, etc. Also attracts songbirds.
Stacks of lilac-rayed flowers along the stems with one flower seeming to grow right out of the one below it. Less aggressive than other mints.