from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Monarda in the mint family, such as the bee balm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the genus Monarda of flowering plants, the bergamots or bee balms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Monarda.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of labiate plants, type of the tribe Monardeæ, characterized by the anthers having a very small connective, the cells confluent into one, and by having a tubular calyx with fifteen nerves, which is almost equally five-toothed.
- n. A plant of the genus Monarda.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Monarda
The flowers that afford the most decided perfumes are our wild roses, which possess a delicious scent: the milk-weed, which gives out a smell not-unlike the night-blowing stock; the purple monarda, which is fragrance itself from the root to the flower, and even after months 'exposure to the wintry atmosphere; its dried leaves and seed-vessels are so sweet as to impart perfume to your hands or clothes.
I have monarda 'Raspberry Wine' at home and am always thrilled by it.
Amazing pictures, especially that one where the three creatures are attacking a monarda flower!
It was pure luck to have so many bees on the monarda.
I do believe that is monarda ‘Raspberry Wine’ or a near twin as it looks remarkably like my RW.
The Jacob was so far ahead of my other monarda varieties that I had to deadhead this week.
I like the monarda and those Asiatic lilies look awesome!
Jacob Cline monarda sports a double decker doozy of a bloom and the Asclepias is forming new buds for a rebloom.
I jinxed myself by saying that my monarda had no mildew, as it promptly developed some!
I tried to get monarda to grow in my garden for several years.