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Spotted Bee Balm (Monarda punctata)

A unique flower of dry prairies, this plant has multiple light pink to purple flower heads whorled around the stem and has a distinctive minty smell. A tough native plant of dry Illinois prairies. 


  • Acronym: MONPUN
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: Light Purple
  • Bloom Time: July - October
  • Typical Height: 24"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun - Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Dry
  • Root Structure: Short Rhizome
  • Stratification: None Required
  • Seeds per Ounce: 90,000*
  • IL County Ecotypes we Grow**
    1. LaSalle County


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

**We have listed the County ecotypes that we grow for this species, this ecotype may or may not be available at the time of your order. If you prefer one of the ecotypes over another please type it into the "Additional Info Section" and we'll provide that ecotype if it's available, if it is not available we will provide one of the other ecotypes listed.

Monarda punctata - Per Ounce

1 Ounce
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