Monarda fistulosa

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  • Common Name: Wild Bergamot
  • Plant Story:

    Native to most of North America, Monarda fistulosa features lavender two-lipped flowers from July to September. A favorite for butterflies, birds, and bees.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Lavender
  • Planting Zone: 3-9
  • Height: 2-4 ft
  • Spread: 2-3 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Native garden, herb garden, or meadow.
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds, Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Powdery mildew and rust
  • Form: Clump forming
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Deadhead flowers. Tends to self-seed. Tolerates poor soil and some drought.


Wild Bergamot - Additional Photos