Monarda fistulosa↺ Back To search
- 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.