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"Bee You" Bee-True Bee Balm

$9.99

Deep maroon buds that cover the lush, minty-basil-scented, dark green foliage open to show-stopping, electric violet-purple blooms. This carefree, naturally rounded plant with a uniform habit is truly mildew free. Plant en masse for an inviting display of color in sunny borders and containers. An herbaceous perennial.

Care

Plant in well-draining soil, partial shade to full sun (6+ hours of sun daily), and keep soil consistently moist. Apply slow-release fertilizer in spring, deadhead spent flowers, and trim back in late fall or early spring.

Growth Habit

2 to 4 feet (60 to 120 cm) tall, spreading habit, suitable for USDA Zones 4 to 9. Tender perennial.

Toxicity

Not toxic to humans but may cause mild stomach upset in large quantities. Keep away from pets and children. Seek professional advice if accidentally ingested.