Bergamot, Wild (Bee Balm)

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

A favorite of hummingbirds and bees. Flowers of varying shades of lavender may be added to salads. Use fragrant dried leaves for tea and potpourris. Packet (0.1 g) about 197 seeds. Monarda fistulosa.
Medicinal: Used by several Native American tribes as a carminative. Growing instructions: Perennial in zones 4 through 10. Germination: 70°F, 14-21 days. Sun or part shade. 48 in. tall.

Collections: Seeds

Category: butterflies, family_herbs

Type: Herbs