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Wild Bergamot – Extra Large Potted

$12.00

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Description

  • Lot of  Individual
  • Container: Extra Large Potted
  • Cold Hardiness: Good
  • Drought Resistance: Excellent
  • Wildlife Suitability: Bees and hummingbirds
  • Mature Height: 1-3 feet
  • Spread: 3 feet
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Lifespan: Average

Wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) is an upright native perennial in the Mint family with fragrant foliage, profuse wispy  pink to lavender flower heads in mid-summer. Grows at up to 9,000 ft. elevation. Hardy to Zone 3. Plant grows 1 to 3 feet in height, spreads to 3 feet. Full sun to partial shade, well-drained soils. Good air circulation will lessen powdery mildew to which Monardas are prone.