bee balm: Flowers that Resemble Fireworks in July... - 07/01/11 08:28 AM
Every summer always brings a variety of flowers, in almost any part of the world.  One particular flower I always look forward to each summer which blooms in late June and early July in Michigan is Bee Balm.  Bee Balm is also known as Monarda, and many other names.  It is a herb, and can be used for teas.  It even historically was once used as an alternative to English tea imports during the times of the original tea party in Boston Harbor.  
The true wild varieties are found three colors: red, pink and lavender.  There are also some domestically grown … (8 comments)

bee balm: Bee Balm is a part of American History - 06/19/10 12:00 PM
Bee Balm is probably one of the most original looking flowers that you may come across.  It may come as a surprise to some, but Bee Balm is a part of American history.  Most Americans do not know how significant it is to our history. 
When you look at the blossom, one can say it breaks away from the norm, and does its own thing; much like the original American Colonists appeared to the world as they broke away from rule of the English crown. 
Bergamot or 'Bee Balm' is a source of tea which was a popular substitute for the … (18 comments)

 
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