Monarda punctata has showy whorls of pink leafy bracts that surround small yellow blooms spotted with purple. The blooms are clustered around the stems above the leaf axils.
Also known as Spotted Bee Balm, Monarda punctata, is a perennial that is native to most of eastern and southern U.S.
Monarda punctata prefers sun to part shade and well-drained soil. It grows in dryish soil, sandy areas and coastal plains.