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Bee Balm

Bee balm is native to North America. Plants grow between 2 to 4 feet tall. Red, pink, or purple flowers appear in clusters at the top of the plant. Flowers are a great edible garnish to salads or meals. Leaves are used to make tea and other beverages. The plant has a notable citrus fragrance. Bee balm attracts nectar loving animals like bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies.

bee balm with unusual buds that precede flowers bee balm flower head