Wild Bergamot Wildflower Seeds 6863. Also known as “Bee Balm” or “Monarda.” A popular showy native perennial plant often used as an ornamental planting but also has a high pollinator value. Makes a great tea too. Summer blooming plant with pink to lavender flowers and often found in open, dry fields, thickets and clearings usually on limy soil.
How to Grow
2800 seeds/gram. Start seed 8-10 weeks early indoors before last frost or direct sow outdoors 2-3 weeks before your last frost in the fall. Optimum soil temperatures are 15-21 C (60-70F). Sow seed 6mm (1/4) deep and lightly cover with soil. Thin or space plants to 45-60 cm (18-24”) apart in the garden. Wild Bergamot prefers full sun to light shade.