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Monarda punctata

 
Monarda punctata

Common name spotted horsemint; bee balm
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-10)
Flowers creamy white (late spring-summer)
Size 18-24"
Light sun-part shade

Wildflower, widely distributed across the United States, native to prairies and plains. It appeared in our garden of its own accord; even though it is not all that showy, I've tolerated it thus far, for its informal habit and interestingly stacked arrangement of flowers.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pondside

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