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Monarda media

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Monarda media (Purple Bergamot, Purple Bee Balm)

$ 4.89
We ship only to the New England and New York states.  Orders are shipped mid-June through September.  We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts.  Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants.  Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.  Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.

Common Name:  Purple Bergamot, Purple Bee Balm

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Birds

Use:  Garden or Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun to Part Sun

Hardiness Zone:  4 to 7   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Moist to Wet

Flower Time:  July - August

Flower Color:  Reddish Purple 

Height:  2'-3''

Notes: Monarda media, commonly known as Purple Bergamot or Purple Bee Balm, is a beauty in the Monarda group, flowering a tad before M. fistulosa and pairing nicely.  Can you have too much Monarda??  The bees don't think so.

Introduced to New England, native to parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest US:  Go Botany North America Distribution Map

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