Skip to main content
A picture of a Bergamot 'Squaw'

Bergamot 'Squaw'

Monarda 'Squaw'

Also known as

Bergamot, Bee Balm, Horsemint, Bee balm

Monarda hybrida 'Squaw' 03 by Kor!An (Андрей Корзун) (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bergamot 'Squaw'

A photo of Bergamot 'Squaw'
A photo of Bergamot 'Squaw'
A photo of Bergamot 'Squaw'
A photo of Bergamot 'Squaw'

Bergamot 'Squaw' Overview

This genus has about 15 species of perennials or annuals from North America with green, sometimes tinged purple, alternate, lance-shaped to oval, veined and aromatic leaves.

Common problems with Bergamot 'Squaw'

How to propagate Bergamot 'Squaw'

Division

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

Seed

For species, propagate by seed in spring.

Other uses of Bergamot 'Squaw'

Grown for their aromatic foliage as well as their flowers.