I bought Monarda online and they didn't do much before dying out. Then a friend in Master Gardeners gave me some of hers.
We planted it in the northwest bed and it took off like crazy. In fact, Monarda is considered invasive, but is easily controlled by pulling it up.
We transplanted some to other areas, including the side lot, the driveway circle, and the southeast bed:
Side lot. June 28, 2014:
June 11, 2016: