Horsemint has rather unusual-looking flowers and attractive bracts. It is easily distinguished from most Monarda spp. by its many whorls of flowers on the same stem, cream-colored and purple-spotted corollas, narrow leaves, and pink to lavender bracts ... . The preference is full sun, mesic to dry conditions, and sandy soil. Also sometimes called ‘Spotted Bee Balm’ this native perennial is relatively tolerant of sun and drought conditions and can reach 2-4’ in height.