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Purple Bergamot - Monarda media

Regular price $7.00

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Phonetic: mo-NAR-da MEED-ee-uh

Photos courtesy of Leonardo DaSilva

Purple Bergamot is a native perennial wildflower in the mint family that spreads through rhizomes and is found in the rich, moist, acidic soil of stream banks, thickets, and ditches. The flowers are prized by bees and hummingbirds. The leaves have a strong mint fragrance when crushed.

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure: Full to Light Shade
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: June, July, August
  • Soil Type: Medium to Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 2-3'H, 1-2'W
  • Plant Spacing: 1.5-2'
  • Host Plant: Hermit Sphinx and Orange Mint moths
  • Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
  • Advantages: Cut flower, deer resistant, herb used for tea and potpourri, pollinator value high
  • Landscape Uses: Rain gardens, stream margins
  • Companion Plants: Golden Alexanders, Jacobs Ladder, Spiderwort, Turtlehead, Virginia Bluebells
  • Deer Resistant