- Long summer bloom time
- Attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies
- Leaves can be used for tea
- Grows 2-3 ft. tall
Large, showy red flowers attract hummingbirds, bees and butterflies to the garden all summer long. The vibrant red flowers atop sturdy, square stems make great cut flowers, too! The aromatic leaves are good for making tea or adding flavor to salads. Gardenview Scarlett Bee Balm exhibits better resistance to powdery mildew than some monardas. Growing 2-3 ft. tall, this sun perennial adds color to perennial gardens, herb gardens and containers. It's especially stunning when massed. Deer tend to avoid. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-9.