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Eastern Beebalm, Bradbury’s Monarda
Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, tolerates somewhat poor soils including clay and rocky, acid pH preferred. 1-2 ft. height, blooms in summer, pink flowers, tends to self-seed.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Primarily in western and southern edges of Highland Rim province and lesser in the Central Basin province
Showy flowers and fragrant leaves on a low-maintenance plant. Easy to grow and naturalizes well. Needs good air circulation. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.