Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa


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Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) Pink flowers, 45 to 90 cm tall, blooms July and August. Powdery mildew can be a problem in humid areas. Deer resistant.

Attracts: Butterflies and hummingbirds.

Planting Instructions: Seed in early June or late fall.  Sow seeds 3 to 6 mm (1/8-1/4”) deep. Germination rates are high.

Germination: 5 to 7 days.

Habitat: Open woods and moist grasslands.

Uses: The gray-green leaves have a strong scent and make a tea similar in taste to Earl Grey tea.

 

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