SOLVED: 3 ft tall w poofy red circular flowers, zone 5

Valparaiso, IN

Does anyone know what this flower is?

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Valparaiso, IN

I saw it in this display and think it's gorgeous. It mixes so beautifully with the milkweed.

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom


Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

I agree with Monarda.

Wills Point, TX(Zone 8a)

Monarda didyma Bee Balm, a red variety; possibly 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Algonquin, IL(Zone 5a)

By-the-way, Monarda, in pretty much any color variety, is extremely attractive to Bees, Butterflies and Hummingbirds. It's also a native plant.

The garden in the pic that you posted also has several other varieties of native plants that attract bees and butterflies, so possibly it was planted for that purpose.

Valparaiso, IN

Fantastic! Thank you to everyone for this information!

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