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Plant Update - June 20

Published June 20, 2014

The bee balm plant in our Waterfront Plaza is in bloom!

bee balm bloom 

Did you know? This species of flowering plant, endemic to North America, has a history of medicinal use by many Native American tribes. It's believed that bee balm has antiseptic properties and can help treat stomach aches.

 As its common name suggests, the bee balm attracts hummingbirds, bees and other pollinating insects!

Be sure to check back every Friday to find out what’s happening!

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