Bubblegum Blast Bee Balm
Bubblegum Blast Bee Balm is a fast growing variety of the traditional favorite for the perennial garden. It has fragrant green foliage that smells like mint when you crush the leaves. Bubblegum Blast Bee Balm produces a beautiful display of pink flowers from mid to late summer. It makes an excellent cut flower. It will grow to a height of 20" to 24" and 28" to 32" wide. Water regularly during the summer to prevent powdery mildew. Deadhead to increase blooming time. Bubblegum Blast Bee Balm likes to be planted in full sun to part shade.
Use this plant in a perennial border, cottage garden, or as a grouping in a landscape bed. Bubblegum Blast Bee Balm attracts butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. You can even eat the flowers. Bubblegum Blast Bee Balm will spread quickly, so reduce the clump size in early spring if needed. Try planting this beauty in a container for some color during the summer on your deck or patio.
Bubblegum Blast Bee Balm is deer resistant and drought tolerant once it is established. It is a Firewise plant and will tolerate wet soil making it a good choice for next to streams, ponds, or wet areas.