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Wild Bergamot

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Wild Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa

Best grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerates somewhat poor soils and some drought. Plants need good air circulation. Deadhead flowers to prolong summer bloom.  

Growing Conditions

Height 24 to 48 inches
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time July to September
Zone 3 to 9

Additional Info

Attracts Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Tends to self-seed

Powdery mildew can be a significant problem

 Rust can also be a problem

All info from Missouri Botanical Garden