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Monarda Bee-You® 'Bee Pretty'


Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot

  • Large, purple flowers; long bloom time
  • Compact form, great in small beds or combo pots

Monarda Bee-You® 'Bee Pretty' is a wonderful addition to walkways, containers, and borders. It has glossy, green foliage. From early to late summer, an abundance of purple flowers top the sturdy stems.

Uses: Borders, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Edging, Flower Beds, Mass Planting, Naturalizing
Nature Attraction: Butterflies & Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Fragrant, Native
Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, preferably, or dappled shade. Avoid crowding. Plant in moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil. Amend with compost before planting. Water new plantings regularly to establish. Thereafter, do not allow plants to dry out in summer. Deadhead after flowering for rebloom. In early spring, cut old foliage to the ground; divide every 3-4 years at this time, if desired. Apply a balanced all-purpose fertilizer (e.g., 10-10-10) in spring when growth resumes.


Common Name: Bee Balm, Bergamot
Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Summer
Garden Height: 15-18 Inches
Garden Spread: 20-24 Inches
Size Category: Short: 18 Inches or less
Deer Resistant: Yes
Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot