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Scarlet Beebalm

Scientific Name: Monarda didyma

Family: Lamiaceae

Height: 2-4 ft

Spread: 3+ ft.

Bloom Time: June-August

Native Range: Eastern North America

Ecological Value: Nectar source for insects and hummingbirds.

Human Value: All above ground parts are edible. Flowers make an attractive garnish for salads. Leaves make a pleasant tea.

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