bee balm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bee balm bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
    • n bee balm perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads
    • n bee balm perennial herb of North America
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Usage

In literature:

Then the unseen painter begins to mix the royal colour on his palette, and the red of the bee-balm catches your eye.
"Little Rivers" by Henry van Dyke
June will give the bellflower, mullein, bee balm and foxglove.
"The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming." by Ellen Eddy Shaw
Balm, bee, 175. large-flowered bastard, 174.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
So the bee took some of the life-giving balm and hastened back to earth.
"Finnish Legends for English Children" by R. Eivind
The {185} Monarda or bee-balm, too, hides a sweet sip in each of its red tubes for his special benefit.
"Birds Every Child Should Know" by Neltje Blanchan
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In poetry:

And as we spoke, the cool blue sky,
The robin nigh,
The drooping blossoms of locust-trees
Humming with bees,
The budding garden, the season's calm,
Dropt their own balm.
"Winter Lilacs" by Annie Adams Fields
Give us thy garnered sweets, short summer hour:
Perfume of rose, and balm of sun-steeped pine;
Scent from the lily's cup and horned flower,
Where bees have drained the wine.
"Nocturne" by Virna Sheard
It comes on the balm-bearing breath of the breeze,
And the odours that later will gladden the bees,
With a life and a freshness united to these,
From the rippling of waters and rustling of trees.
"The First Of The Angels" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

Bee balm appeals to large bees, hummingbirds.
Bailey Nurseries' Bee Balm For Summer.
This third edition to the Grand Bee Balm series, the Grand Mum Bee Balm starts blooming in mid-summer, showing off large, pink flowers and fragrant foliage.
The botanical name is Monarda, commonly called bee balm.
Burt's Bees manufactures natural personal care products like lip balm and body lotion.
The bee balm did not last as long as did many other flowers of the early summer as a result of the heat.
With a donation to the Pollinator Partnership, you'll get Helen's cute bee charm and a tinted lip balm from Burt's Bees.
Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the red, white, pink, lilac and purple tubular flowers of bee balm .
Bee balm appeals to large bees, hummingbirds.
"The Bee Balm Murders," Cynthia Riggs' 10th in mystery series.
Shower a loved one with head-to-toe hydration with the Burt 's Bees ® Body Butter and Balm Kit, or delight the stylish girl-on-the-go with a trio of Burt 's Bees ® Lip Shimmers.
Just received approval from federal regulators to close on its acquisition of Burt's Bees, the personal products company that makes lip balm, soaps and other skin products.
Destinie Serenity Age: 23 Location: LaGrange, IL Occupation: Aspiring Model/Actress Style: Urban Sexy Beauty Fave I Can't Live Without: Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm.
Bubble and Bee Unscented Organic Lip Balm.
Bubble and Bee's Unscented Organic Lip Balm provides thick, rich moisture for dry, chapped lips with.
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