Bee balm



Also called Oswego tea. a wildflower, Monarda didyma, of the mint family, having thin, lance-shaped leaves and white, salmon, or intensely red flowers, growing along streams in temperate forests and widely cultivated in gardens.
a plant, Melissa officinalis, having broad, opposite, serrated leaves and tight clusters of white, lemon-scented flowers that attract bees.
Historical Examples

June will give the bellflower, mullein, bee balm and foxglove.
The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming. Ellen Eddy Shaw

The cardinal flower is the only flower more gaudy in red than this bee balm.
The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming. Ellen Eddy Shaw

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