Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Spotted Beebalm, Dotted Horsemint

Spotted Beebalm, Dotted Horsemint 

Monarda punctata

Part sun, moderately dry to dry moisture level, sandy soil.  2-3 ft. height, blooms summer into fall, yellow flowers with purple spots, will naturalize by re-seeding.

Germination Code:  A, D

Native Region:  Only occurs in Unicoi County of the Blue Ridge Province

May be a biennial or a perennial.  Easy to grow.  Powdery mildew can be a significant problem so needs good air circulation.  Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

flower;sun/shade;dry;sand

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