Monarda fistulosa

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Wild Bergamont

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Whorls of lavender flowers are excellent nectar sources for hummingbirds and butterflies.
Provides color and contrast for the border, wild garden or naturalized area.

Height

2-4 Feet

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Spreader in moist soils.

When to Divide

spring or fall, every 2 years

Good Companions

Beardtongue (Penstemon barbatus), Pale Coneflower (Echinacea pallida), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Shining Coneflower (Rudbeckia nitida), Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum), Autumn Moor Grass (Sesleria autumnalis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
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