(24-48" tall x 24-36" wide) The intriguing blossoms of Wild Bergamot Bee Balm burst forth from their buds into clusters of nectar-rich, tubular flowers held aloft by a ring of showy bracts. True to its name, the plant's purple-pink flowers are magnet for bees and many other pollinators. Wild Bergamot is easy to grow, adaptable, and readily spreads to form large swaths. You'll have so many flowers from midsummer into fall that the bees won't mind if you cut a few to jazz up indoor arrangements. Healthy leaves or flowers can be used to make tea. This deer-resistant perennial is native to the states east of the Rocky Mountains, and thrives in all but the hottest, driest regions. It prefers full sun to part shade and tolerates a range of soils from dry to moist. A charming addition to herb gardens, meadow plantings, cottage gardens, or perennial flower beds.
AM018633 (Plant - 3" Pot)
AM018652 (Tray of 16)
Wild Bergamot, Bee Balm
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Mid summer to fall
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Grey-green toothed foliage.
Loamy Soil, Average Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Dry, Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Native, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Provide good air circulation, and deadhead flowers to promote more blooms.
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer, Fall
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