Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

  • a "must have" for all pollinators; one of the finest pollinator-friendly plants
  • attracts the ruby-throated hummingbird
  • unfotunately, not a host plant
  • beautiful pinkish blooms
  • used medicinally by Native American Indians and American settlers
  • blooms July, August, September
  • full sun
  • 4 ft. tall
  • medium-wet to dry soil
  • zones 3 - 9
  • space 3 ft. apart
  • NATIVE STATE LISTING for Monarda fistulosa

    AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY


PEACE LILY greenhouse & nursery

"Gardening with a humanitarian purpose."

Please visit the group Pollinator Friendly Yards on Facebook.  Leslie Nelson Inman was my initial inspiration.  Hopefully, she will be yours.