Wild Bergamot
(Monarda fistulosa)

Family: Mint Family
Duration:
Perennial
Sun:
Full sun; part shade
Soil:
Dry; moist; wide range
Water:
Medium
Colour:
Lavender; pink; white
Bloom Time:
May thru September
Planting Time:
Height:  
1-3 feet; 3-6 feet
Locations:
Dry open woods; fields; wet meadows and ditches; the edges of woods and marshes
Benefits:
Attracts birds; hummingbirds; butterflies; special value to bees
Seed saving:
Ripen 2 months after blooms
Other notes:
Somewhat drought tolerant; deer resistant