36" early summer. Zone 3. This tough perennial is heat and drought tolerant. Looks like a small hollyhock with its 2 inch bowl shaped pale pink flowers striped with raspberry-red veins. The flowers look like pinwheels all summer giving a colorful performance from early summer to frost. Sometimes short-lived, but self-sows freely.
Aromatic mint-like foliage. Flowers borne on whorls. Good border plant that naturalizes readily.
Zones 4-9. 10-12'. Rich purple-red flowers bloom early on compact plants with good mildew resistance.
10-12". Upright plant with bold color and profuse blooms spring to summer. Best mildew protection.
These 3 varieties are part of the "Sugar Buzz". All are vigorous, 20-24".
Mildew resistant with dark green foliage. Zones 4-9.
Pardon My Cerise
Zones 4-9. 14-18". This petite selection grows vigorously to form a compact clump of aromatic, deep green foliage and dark cherry pink 3" flowers.
Pardon My Purple
Petite at 10-12". Vigorous, bushy with 2-3" fuchsia flowers on deep green glossy foliage. Mildew resistant.
Dense, rounded clump of brt. green foliage with pink flowers.
Long bloom time. 16".
Sugar Buzz Blue Moon
This easy to grow, vigorous bee balm will fill a container but not take over the garden. Lavendar-blue flowers with and purple bracts.
20". Zones 4-9.
Sugar Buzz Rockin'
14-18". Raspberry sparkly folwers rise above dark foliage.
Use in borders or as billowy edging for paths.
Tidy, dense, rounded shape all season. Aromatic with sky blue flowers. Long bloom time. 17-20".
Zones 5-9. 8x32". Lime green foliage sprinkled with blue flowers all summer. Very low habit.
Zones 4-9. 12x18". Short and compact with silvery green foliage and purple flowers that bloom all season.
Dense mound of green, aromatic foliage with periwinkle blue flowers.
Long bloom time. 14-18".
10-14 inches. Zones 4-7. Blue purple flowers appear from May to late fall.
Long lasting 2" lemon yellow blossom are drought tolerant, deer resistant, and bloom all season. 8-12".
Canary yellow. 3" blooms that have 2-3" seedpods great for drying for floral arrangements. 9-12".