Bee Balm 'Pardon My Cerise'

Photo By Proven Winners

Bee Balm

Practitioners of folk medicine make the flowers of bee balm (Monada didyma) into a poultice for bee stings. The leaves and flowers also make a tea that's thought to help sore throats and headaches. 'Pardon My Cerise', shown here, is an ornamental bee balm.