Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) is a popular showy perennial in the mint family. Its light green stem is four-angled, hairless, and branches frequently in the upper half. It has opposite, broadly ovate leaves that are aromatic with smells of mint or oregano. At the top of major stems are rounded, lavender flowerheads that resemble pompoms, and form showy "button" seedheads through the winter. It has long been used for a variety of medicinal purposes, and its leaves have commonly been used for making tea.
Soil Moisture: Dry, Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 2' - 4'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Bloom Color: Lavender
Bloom Time: July, August, September
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
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