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Pardon My Lavender Bee Balm

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8
  • Height 14-18 Inches Tall
  • Spread 10-12 Inches Wide

‘Pardon My Lavender’ bee balm is an absolute pollinator magnet in the garden! It will look like a pollinator convention with bees, hummingbirds, butterflies and a host of other pollinators. Not only are the flowers fragrant but the leaves are fragrant too with a spicy, clove-like scent.

‘Pardon My Lavender’ is resistant to fungus unlike many other monarda, which makes it the perfect plant for wet areas. The purple/pink blooms cover the plant making it an ideal border plant. Bee balm is native to North America and was used by many Indian tribes as a medicinal. It blooms all summer long for lots of color in the garden! It is also resistant to rabbits as well.

Pardon My Lavender Bee Balm Care

It is a clump forming perennial that is long lived in the garden. ‘Pardon My Lavender’ grows 14-18 inches tall and spreads to 10-12 inches wide. Plant the bee balm in average soil for best results. It is hardy from Zone 4a – Zone 8b.

Pardon My Lavender Bee Balm Spacing

Use in pollinator gardens, as a filler in a container or plant it as part of a perennial garden design.

Pardon My Lavender Bee Balm Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-8
Flower Color(s): Lavender
Bloom Period: Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 14-18 Inches
Spread: 10-12 Inches
Spacing: 10-12 Inches
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Resists: Rabbits
Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees
Features: Fragrant Foliage
Scientific Name: Pardon My Lavender' Monarda didyma USPPAF
Common Name: Pardon My Lavender Bee Balm
Other Name(s): Horsemint; Oswego Tea; Bergamot
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.

Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

4 Reviews - Pardon My Lavender Bee Balm Show Reviews

  • 5
    First time...

    Posted by Cheryl Estep on Jul 25th 2020

    Plants were delayed due to slow growing and heat related shipping issues, but Richard kept me informed on the progress. Plants arrived when stated once they shipped in excellent condition and are doing great.

  • 5
    Lavender Bee Balm

    Posted by Marcia on Jun 16th 2020

    Ordered two of these and they arrived in perfect condition. Very happy with this purchase!

  • 5
    Lavender Bee...

    Posted by marcia mccauley on Jun 16th 2020

    Plants arrived in great condition. Two sturdy healthy specimens. Very pleased.

  • 5
    perfect for my bee garden

    Posted by Queenb on Mar 8th 2020

    love having monarda in my garden. easy to care for and the bees just love the plants! I recommend everyone have at least 2 bee balm plants in their yard!