General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8 - 10 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP26,566; EU PBR42713

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Trade name information:
Series: Balmy™
Trade Name: Pink
Cultivar name: 'Balbalmink'
Common names
  • Bee Balm
  • Beebalm

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Location: my garden zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2020-07-15
Location: my garden zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2020-07-15

Date: 2016-08-21
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.

Photo Courtesy of Gardens Plus. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2016-09-23

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