Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)
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Monarda fistulosa

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
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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
Divide
Every Third Year
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1"
Growth Rate
Fast
Origin
Greater Midwest

Possible Substitution Plants

Campanulastrum americanum
Vernonia fasciculata
Monarda fistulosa
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Liatris spicata