Monarda fistulosa
Family: Lamiaceae
Flowering Time: Summer
Flower Color: Lavender
Growth Habit: upright herbaceous
Zones: 3 to 9
Environment: full and partial sun
Plant Height: 2 to 5 feet
Spread: Has rhizomes that aid the spread
Tolerates: Deer, grows well in all but the wettest soils
Water: Dry to moist
Maintenance: low
Native Range: to all North America
Other uses: Nectar source for pollinators, bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, and been used by indigenous people for a variety of medicinal applications.