Wild Bergamot Bee BalmMonarda fistulosa 2-4' tall. Our native wildflower species with aromatic lavender blossoms is loved by bees and butterflies.This is the species most commonly used for medicinal purposes. Infusion of the aerial parts can be used to improve digestion by reducing flatulence. Delicious used as tea or added to meat and bean dishes.
One of the best hummingbird magnets nature has to offer! Wild and wily flowers form with tubular petals on pincushion heads borne above colorful bracts in July and August. Aromatic foliage. Good for borders, for wet areas and for cutting.
Plant 16-20" apart in light shade in moist soil. Thrives in full sun if given adequate moisture or mulched with leaf mold; tolerates most conditions. MOFGA-certified organic, grown at Ripley Farm. Z3. Maine Grown. (bare-root crowns)
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