Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

Family: Mint Family
Duration: Perennial
Sun: Full sun; part shade
Soil: Dry; moist; wide range
Water: Medium
Colour: Lavender; pink; white
Bloom Time: May thru September
Planting Time:
Height:  1-3 feet; 3-6 feet
Locations: Dry open woods; fields; wet meadows and ditches; the edges of woods and marshes
Benefits: Attracts birds; hummingbirds; butterflies; special value to bees
Seed saving: Ripen 2 months after blooms
Other notes: Somewhat drought tolerant; deer resistant

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