Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot
A Missouri native perennial, Wild Bergamot, Monarda fistulosa, fills the garden for months with distinctive, spider-like globular flower heads. Its tubular, two-lipped lavender flowers rest upon a whorl of purplish leafy bracts. A long blooming plant, Wild Bergamot makes a wonderful cut flower. The flowers’ sweet nectar attracts hoards of hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to the garden. Its aromatic foliage smells like mint and can be used to flavor teas. Fantastic for rain gardens and naturalized areas.
Plant in full sun.
A featured plant of the Missouri Prairie Foundation Grow Native Pollinator Buffet program, a collection of plants that have been identified as being important to pollinators. See all the Pollinator Buffet plants here >>>
IMPORTANT ONLINE ORDERING INFORMATION
Due to the overwhelming demand, Online Ordering is now closed. Please visit the nursery for your plant purchases.
IMPORTANT PREORDER INFORMATION – PREORDER IS NOW CLOSED – PREORDER PICKUP UPDATE
Thank your for placing preorders. Preorder is now closed. Some ordered plants are available now, many will be available early to mid April. If you have preordered:
1. When all your plants become available we will call you to schedule a pickup date.
2. Pickup instructions: as soon as you arrive on your scheduled pickup date call 314-707-2492. We will bring it to your car, or you may come in the nursery for pickup.
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