Monarda fistulosa, or Wild Bergamot, is a 2-4 foot adaptable and lovely perennial with a rounded habit. Wild Bergamot’s sweetly aromatic foliage produces violet blooms in summer. The perennial prefers moist fertile soils in full sun to light shade. Used in meadows and borders, Wild Bergamot is a prime butterfly nectar plant.

Light: Sun-Part Sun
Soil moisture: Medium-Dry
Height: 2-4′
Bloom time: July-Sept
Color: Lavender, Purple

Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot