Monarda media, or Purple Bergamot, is a 2-4 foot perennial with royal purple flowers in mid-summer. Purple Bergamot prefers moist fertile soils in full sun to light shade. The perennial looks great mixed with Wild Bergamont and Scarlet Beebalm and is a great nectar source for butterflies and native bees.

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

Monarda media purple bergamot