- Bee Balm
- Height: 36-40 inches
- Hardiness Zone: 4-9
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Bloom Time: July-August
- Each Quart contains 1 Jacob Cline Monarda Plant
Jacob Cline Bee Balm Plants produce gorgeous striking-red flower blooms that virtually guarantees hummingbirds, butterflies and bees will flock to your garden. The fragrant foliage is more resistant to powdery mildew than most older varieties. Beebalm plants flourish on a wide range of soils but do their best with moist, well-drained soil. It is a mid- to late season bloomer for butterfly and hummingbird gardens. Monarda can be planted under black oak trees. Deer and rabbits tend to avoid bee balm.
Monarda Companion Plants: Achillea, Eupatorium, Grasses, Phlox, Salvia
Jacob Cline Monarda Care: Plants should be always kept well-watered. The dried flowers produce a fruit that wild birds enjoy, so don’t cut back the plants back to the ground till late winter or early spring. Early spring is also a good time to apply fertilizer for the year.
Adrienne K. on 8/5/2022 2:53:40 PM
Comment: Beautiful! Happily planted and growing! Hummingbirds are happy!
"Bang for my buck"
Marie B. on 7/14/2022 8:53:03 AM
Comment: I don't know of anything that is more worth the money than bee balm, and specifically Jacob Cline. The color is attractive to pollinators. I never have had as many hummingbirds until bee balm. I've never been disappointed, and that is rare, by an order from GrowJoy. Watching the sales is causes repeated orders but the plants are worth it.
Habiba A on 6/28/2019 11:37:01 AM
Comment: I was hesitant to buy Jacob Kline because of the heat and humidity here in Texas. Joe S. suggested I pot it and provide some shade during heat of the day. Seems to be doing very well so far. Thanks.
"Jacob Cline - Bee Balm - Monarda"
Jim F on 4/27/2019 12:38:51 PM
Comment: Ordered 5 plants and all arrived in good packaging, leafy and ready for planting. I like the way they look and cannot see any reason they will not be successful. I'll be pinching them back several times until July 4 to keep them from getting 7 feet tall.
"Still trying to survive"
Deborah D A on 6/26/2018 2:53:44 PM
Comment: I ordered two types of monarda. One hanging in there, not much growth, this one was doing great until heat set in (100+ degrees, then puny-ed out. Put in shaded area with diffuse light and is recovered but no blooms. Hummingbirds are looking elsewhere, and the monarchs are eating my dill and rue.
Mary W on 6/20/2018 10:47:42 AM
Comment: Plant arrived well packaged, healthy and ready to transplant. After pairing it in a pot with the Rudbeckia it has totally taken off and is thriving. Out of all my plant orders from GrowJoy, this is my favorite plant and I'm looking forward to seeing its flowers along with those of its sunny Black Eye Susan companion.
Denise C on 5/22/2017 2:08:27 PM
Comment: The Jacob Cline Monarda plant arrived in beautiful packaging, very good condition. Unfortunately, the deer nibbled it a bit, so I'm hoping they leave it alone!
"Big, healthy plants"
Marian B on 5/20/2016 1:37:36 PM
Comment: The Jacob Cline Monarda plants were carefully packed in ingenious containers that prevented damage in transit.
"Another vigorous plants from GrowJoy!"
Vicki M. on 7/2/2015 10:41:13 AM
Comment: I was thrilled when my Jacob Cline Monarda arrived! Another healthy plant from you! I can't wait until it blooms!!
"Satisfied with these Monarda"
Katie A on 6/8/2015 1:13:19 AM
Comment: Arrived quickly and in great condition, can't wait for it to bloom.
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