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Bergamot 'Adam'

Monarda 'Adam'

Also known as

Bee Balm, Bergamot

Goldmelisse by German Wikipedia (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bergamot 'Adam' Overview

The Monarda 'Adam' cultivar is a perennial species growing to around 90cm tall. It has lance-shaped and aromatic foliage and produces bright red blooms. Flowers are spider-like and surrounded by purple-tinged modified leaves known as bracts.

Common problems with Bergamot 'Adam'

How to propagate Bergamot 'Adam'

Division

Propagation for both species and cultivars is by division in spring.

Seed

For species, propagate by seed in spring.

Other uses of Bergamot 'Adam'

Grown for their aromatic foliage as well as their flowers.