Monardella odoratissimum
Monardella odoratissimum
Mountain Monarda
1" wide heads of small purplish flowers in summer and early fall on bushy plants with sprawling, woody base. Has been used to make a fragrant tea. Blooms all summer. (Herb)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 6-24" tall x 8-24" wide Sun 
Hardiness Zone:5,6,7,8
zone map Cold Hardy to -20° to -10°F
Attracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial InsectsAttracts Birds Attracts Birds
Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts HummingbirdsColorful Foliage Colorful Foliage
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesEdible Parts Edible Parts
Evergreen EvergreenFabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersGood for Tea Good for Tea
May Naturalize May NaturalizeMedicinal Uses Medicinal Uses
Native to NorthWest Native to NorthWestNW Great Plant Pick NW Great Plant Pick
Prostrate or vining growth habit Prostrate or vining growth habitTakes Light Foot Traffic Takes Light Foot Traffic