Wild Bergamot

CHARACTERISTICS
Plant Height 3-4 Ft.
Seed Count 1,200,000 Seeds per LB
Botanical Name Monarda fistulosa
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun to Light Shade
Preferred Sites Mesic Soils _ Upland/Grassland
Bloom Period June-September
Flower Color Purple
Pollinator Value Excellent
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Description

Wild Bergamot

 

Wild Bergamot is a widely distributed native perennial wildflower over much of the United States. This aromatic and herbaceous wildflower grows to 3-4 feet and is a popular choice for pollinators.

 

  • Great source of food for pollinators and other beneficial insects
  • Mature plant height of 3-4 feet
  • Late summer bloom period
  • Beautiful violet blooms
  • Spreads easily by rhizomes and minimum rooting depth of 8-10 inches
  • Low heat and drought tolerance
  • Prefers mesic to dry soils and
  • Highly adaptable in medium to fine soils
  • Deer resistant specie

 

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