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    Mint’s regal cousin

    Summer is flowers’ reign and there are few as regal as bee balm. Plants bear crowns of colorful flowers atop slender square stems that can reach a height of four feet. Bee balm is a member of the mint family. Scientifically called Monarda, two species are common in our region: the scarlet-flowered Monarda didyma which resides along...

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