Monarda Fistulosa 'Wild Bergamot' - Single Plants
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This offering is for single plants of this variety of our perennial collection. These are growing in 2 inch containers

MONARDA Fistulosa 'Wild Bergamot'

Culture

Best grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerates somewhat poor soils and some drought. Plants need good air circulation. Deadhead flowers to prolong summer bloom. Tends to self-seed.

Noteworthy Characteristics

Monarda fistulosa, commonly called wild bergamot, is a perennial which occurs in dryish soils on prairies, dry rocky woods and glade margins, unplanted fields and along roads and railroads. A clump-forming, mint family member that grows typically to 2-4' tall. Lavender, two-lipped, tubular flowers appear in dense, globular, solitary, terminal heads atop square stems. Each flower head is subtended by (rests upon) a whorl of showy, pinkish, leafy bracts. Flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. The toothed, aromatic, oblong, grayish-green leaves (to 4") may be used in teas. Long summer bloom period.

Common Name: wild bergamot 
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Bloom Time: July to September
Bloom Description: Pink/lavender
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Medium
Suggested Use: Herb, Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Fragrant, Good Cut, Good Dried
Leaf: Fragrant
Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Black Walnut
  • Item #: GSP-WildBergamot8120

Monarda Fistulosa 'Wild Bergamot' - Single Plants

Price: $5.00
Sale Price: $1.99
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