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Monarda bradburiana

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Common Name:  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

Eastern Beebalm, Bradbury’s Monarda - Monarda bradburiana 3
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
Eastern Beebalm, Bradbury’s Monarda - Monarda bradburiana 1
Photo Courtesy Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
Eastern Beebalm, Bradbury’s Monarda - Monarda bradburiana
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/