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About Wild Bergamot Monarda

Wild Bergamot Monarda, also known as Bee Balm, is a hardy perennial herbaceous plant that is native to North America. Its unique fragrance and stunning flowers make it a popular choice for gardens and landscaping. The showy, fragrant, pale purple flowers bloom from midsummer through fall.

Not only is Wild Bergamot Monarda a beautiful addition to your garden, but it also has a variety of uses. The leaves can be used to make a flavorful tea with many health benefits, including aiding digestion and promoting relaxation. The plant also attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, making it a great choice for pollinator gardens.

How to Grow Wild Bergamot Monarda

Growing Wild Bergamot Monarda is relatively easy. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It can tolerate some drought but will thrive with consistent moisture. Plants need good air circulation. To encourage new growth, deadhead the spent flowers and divide the plant every few years.

Overall, Wild Bergamot Monarda is a versatile and stunning plant that can enhance any garden or landscape. Our premium, organically grown herbs are not only the highest quality available, but they also come ready to plant – making it easy for you to start your own thriving herb garden in no time!

Our USDA-Certified Organic herbs come potted in quality soil and ready to plant!

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Bloom Color Pink, Purple
Shade/Sun Partial Shade - Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 8.0
Years to Bear 2
Zone Range 3 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow herbs in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.


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