Bee balm

rvird01July 2, 2013

Does anyone know where i can purchase bee balm plants in the Gainesville or Ocala area? I can find dotted horsemint but a really want red or pink (preferably red) bee balm.

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KaraLynn(z9 FL, Inverness, Citrus)

I don't know where you can find it but if you do please share the info! Years ago I had a beautiful purple bee balm that I would love to have again.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 9:02AM
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Check one of your local big box stores, I bought some recently, either Home Depot or Lowes, can't remember. It was with the mints. I've got it in a raised planter and it's doing great.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 9:51AM
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sultry_jasmine_nights (Florida 9a)

Home depot had them. They were with the herbs.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 11:03AM
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Thanks all. I checked the Lowes and Home Depots around me, both with the garden flowers and herbs, with no luck. I thought I had seen them there before too.

I will definitely let you know if I find them.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 4:58PM
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Karalynn - You may want to consider starting beebalm from seed. I've done it in the past.


    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 7:43PM
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Ok, so I gave up on finding plants locally and ordered them from Hirt's Gardens. I was a little nervous as they had mixed reviews. But, I received healthy, strong plants. They've been in the ground for 2 weeks now and have more than doubled in size. I ordered panorama red shades, Marshall's delight and coral reef. The coral reef will probably be blooming in a week. Today I get a message that the Jacob Kine was back in stock, so I ordered some.
Can't wait for my hummers to enjoy the flowers :)

    Bookmark   July 29, 2013 at 9:09PM
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