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Wild Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.25m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Wild Bergamot Overview

This species will need plenty of room to spread, grow in rich moist soil The blooms are lavender and will make a good background for your other perennials, It produces very aromatic foliage.

Common problems with Wild Bergamot

How to propagate Wild Bergamot

Division

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

Seed

For species, propagate by seed in spring.

Special features of Wild Bergamot

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Other uses of Wild Bergamot

Naturaliser, wildflower/meadow, borders Attracts butterflies Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.