Flower, top view
Flower, side view, note burgundy tint to foliage just under flower
The raspberry-colored blooms make this bee balm a great garden performer
Loves full sun, does fine with part shade. Photo taken July 15 2006
Bee on Balm :)
'Raspberry Wine' - planted on Northeast corner of house
Photo taken July 2007
'Raspberry Wine' made it up to 5 feet tall for me
Here's a view with other plants so you can get a height comparison. These were all planted together only two years earlier. The echinacea and moonbeam coreopsis are typical sizes.
Part of my raspberry wine bee balm have double blooms like this. July 2009
Monarda 'Raspberry wine'
July 2011 blooms
Bee balm, getting started in a container, Zone 8b
Every bit of 4 feet tall, slightly floppy so the tomato cage helped, love the color.