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Wild Bergamot

Wild Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa

Featured Plant Category: Edible Native Plants, Pollinator Plants

Container Size: Quart

Bloom Time: July to August

Bloom Color: Red

Soil Moisture: Medium to Wet

Soil Type: Medium to wet, rich and humusy.

Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8,9

Other Names: Monarda fistulosa, bee balm, horse mint

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$9.99

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Description

Monarda fistulosa, or Wild bergamot, is an attractive, fragrant plant in the mint family. It’s a low-maintenance and adaptable perennial that grows between 2-4′ in height, and is very attractive to bees, butterflies, and pollinators of all sorts with its long summer bloom period. Its leaves can be brewed into a uniquely tasting tea! This plant can be used to provide color and life to any herb garden, native plant garden, or meadow.


 

Additional information

Container Size

Quart

Bloom Time

July to August

Bloom Color

Red

Soil Moisture

Medium to Wet

Soil Type

Medium to wet, rich and humusy.

Light Requirements

Full sun to part shade

Hardiness Zone

4,5,6,7,8,9

Other Names

Monarda fistulosa, bee balm, horse mint

Shipping Information

We now ship from two locations!

Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.

Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.

Please Note: If you live between the two facilities, you can change the Ship From location on the Cart page to see which will give you better shipping rates.

Not all plants are offered at both locations. You can find more information on our products and packaging on the Shipping Information page.