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    Though red bee balm (Monarda cv., Zones 4–9) and pink coneflower (Echinacea purpurea cv., Zones 3–9) make an electrifying combination, not all versions of red work well together

    Love this combination!

    Bee Balm & Daisies

    This guide is about growing bee balm. A wonderful flower for attracting hummingbirds to your garden.

    Monarda, 'Beauty of Cobham' - will take quite a bit of shade. Smells glorious. The leaves are used in Earl Grey tea.

    Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) - Purple Chill Pills by Live Mulch #echinacea #perennial

    Homestead Survival: Lacy Phacelia Wildflower Seeds

    Sedum 'Autumn joy', Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern', Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail', Lythrum salicaria Firecandle, Perovskia 'Blue Spire' and Eupatorium purpureaum at Lady Farm, UK.

    Echinacea and Selinum wallichianum. ~ Trentham Estate. Piet Oudolf, garden designer.

    "for peaceful, non-stinging" bees. This is a good guidelines for choosing friends, too.

    Red bee balm ~ if you like bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, this plant is great....oh and it smells good too

    Late perennial border with echinaceas, monardas and veronicastrums

    monarda...hummingbirds love this...

    how to: dollar store garden, lots of inspiration here!

    Foxglove love...

    Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink'. Bee balm - attracts helpful insects, makes delicious tea, has a minty fragrance.

    Echinacea purpurea 'magnus'

    Chanticleer || Gravel Garden in Pennsylvania: early summer brings the show-stopping combination of orange butterfly weed, lavender, and Nassella (Mexican feather grass). Thyme graces nearly every nook and cranny of the garden and begins its show in May alongside the pinks and poppies.

    All of these plants are relatively easy to find in your local garden center: 'Polaris' verbena (Verbena rigida 'Polaris', Zones ), Artist Purple ageratum (Ageratum 'Agmontis', annual), purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea cv., Zones ), 'Victoria' salvia (Salvia farinacea 'Victoria', Zones 8-11), gayfeather (Liatris sp., Zones 3-9), and flowering tobacco (Nicotiana sylvestris, annual).

    pink canterbury bells ~ ღ