Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)
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Monarda fistulosa (NGN)

Wild Bergamot

Pale purple flowers and foliage fragrant when crushed. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil, although fairly soil- adaptable. Less susceptible to powdery mildew than cultivated Can grow to 5'. Food source for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and songbirds.
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22625.1G #1 0
22625.38 38 Flat 93
22625.PT 10 Flat 0
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Head
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1"
Growth Rate
Fast

Possible Substitution Plants

Liatris spicata
Campanulastrum americanum
Vernonia fasciculata
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae