Monarda didyma Panorama Red Shades | Scarlet Beebalm | 20_Seeds

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This is Monarda didyma Panorama Red Shades, also known as Scarlet Beebalm, Bergamot, Firecracker Plant, Horsemint, Mountain Mint, and Oswego Tea. Growing up to 3 feet tall this plant likes to live in full sun to partial shade. This plant attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. Blooming in the Summer this plant blossoms red. Monarda plants, in general, are larval host plants for the Pyrausta inveterascalis, Orange Mint, and Hermit sphinx moths. They are also a nectar source for the Dull Firetip, Pine White, Diana Fritillary and Cassus Roadside-Skipper butterflies and the Bedstraw hawkmoth. I am sure that these plants provides for hundreds of other butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.