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Butterfly & Hummingbird & Bee Flower Bed - Today in the gardens - 8-30-2013

'Pardon My Cerise' - Bee Balm - Monarda didyma

Monarda, Pardon My Cerise (Monarda didyma) Tuck this sweet and petite perennial into the front of your flower border where it will create a colorful edge of dark cherry pink flowers in high summer. Butterflies adore it! (14-18"x 10-12")

How to Grow Hollyhocks

A biennial or short lived perennial, flower gardeners enjoy growing hollyhocks in borders or against walls where the striking flowers stand above all else.

bee balm~ another of my favorites. It spreads pretty quick so only get one plant if you want it multiple places. Just wait a year and you can transplant

Bee Balm-my favorite plant of the year! It grows over 6 feet tall, smells great, self seeds and attracts hummingbirds like crazy! Did you know hummingbirds chirp? You will after you plant this!