Northeast Pollinator Plants
Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Wild Bergamot
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Use: Garden, Naturalizing and Monarch Garden
Light: Full Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid-June to Mid-September
Flower Color: Lavender Purple
Height: 2.5' - 3'
Notes: Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot) is a long-lasting butterfly-ladened wildflower of very high pollinator value with plentiful flowers and aromatic foliage. Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.
Host plant of
VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus affinis (Rusty-Patched Bumble bee) presumed extinct!
Bombus citrinus (Lemon Cuckoo Bumble bee)
Bombus fervidus (Golden Northern Bumble bee)
Bombus pensylvanicus (American Bumble bee)
Bombus terricola (Yellow-Banded Bumble bee)
Native to all US east of the Rockies: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).