Monarda punctata

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Dotted Horsemint

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2-5 ft
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink
Phenology:Flowers late spring to early fall.
Habitats:Dry disturbed areas, old fields, and upper sand dunes.


Recommended Uses:Wildflower. Can be used in informal gardens or as individual plants in ones with a more tended look.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.



Attracts hummingbirds.

Attracts many bees, butterflies, and moths.