Beebalms are available in many colors:
‘Cambridge Scarlet’ (red) is very popular.
‘Gardenview Scarlet’ (clear red) 3 to 4 feet tall, with showy 3 inch flowers; is mildew resistant.
`Marshall's Delight' (pink) is 2 1/2 to 3 feet tall, extremely cold hardy and highly resistant to mildew. It is also moderately resistant to rust. It is registered with the Canadian Ornamental Plant Foundation. Blooms July to September.
‘Lambada’ (lavender-pink) tolerates some drought, blooms June to frost, is 3 feet tall, mildew free.
`Croftway Pink' (pink),
`Mahogany' (deeper red),
`Prairie Night' (red-violet),
`Blue Stocking' (purple).
`Snow Queen' (white),
`Raspberry Wine' (wine red) blooms a bit longer than most and is mildew resistant.
Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) a beebalm cousin, it has soft lavender to pink 3 inch flowers and is native to Pennsylvania. It can handle drier, poorer soil. ‘Violet Queen’ is 2 /12 to 3 feet tall and resistant to mildew.
Spotted Beebalm (Horsemint) (Monarda punctata), Another cousin, bears tiny, long yellow-green tiered flowers dotted with purple. They appear in clusters above pinkish whorled bracts. It has slender, soft leaves. It has difficulty with the cold winters in northern New York and New England.
A new type, Monarda pecinata, grows only 6 to 12 inches with white, pink and rose flowers and makes a good groundcover.