Lavender lilac, 2 to 2 1/2" flowers on strong, well-branched stems in mid to late summer. The dark green foliage forms an upright clump. Profuse blooms. Above average resistance to powdery mildew. Grow Monarda 'Lilac Lollipop' in containers, front of the border, and cottage and butterfly gardens.
Monarda, also known as Bee Balm, is native to eastern North America. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed. Sugar BuzzTM series.