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Bergamot, Bee Balm - Plant

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Description

Monarda species include annual and perennial herbaceous plants. This plant, with showy summer-blooming pink to lavender flowers, is often used as a honey plant, medicinal plant, and garden ornamental.

Monarda fistulosa is an herbaceous perennial that grows from slender creeping rhizomes, thus commonly occurring in large clumps. The plants are typically up to 3 ft (0.9 m) tall, with a few erect branches. Its leaves are about 2-3 in (5,8 cm) long, lance-shaped, and toothed.

Its compact flower clusters are solitary at the ends of branches.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Monarda fistulosa, wild bergamot, bee balm
Maximum Reachable Height 2.00 to 4.00 feet
Flower Colour Purple
Bloom Time July to September
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Give plants a thick mulch, especially in northern growing areas.

Bergamot care

Best grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Dry to medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 35d centigrade
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Bergamot special feature

Provides color and contrast for the herb garden, wild garden, native plant garden, meadow or naturalized area.

Bergamot uses

Ornamental Use:

  • This Plant is often used as a honey plant, medicinal plant, and garden ornamental

Medicinal Use:

  • Bergamot does have medicinal uses
  • It induces perspiration, lowers fevers, and through its carminative action, aids digestion
  • It has been used for colds, fevers, headaches, gastric disorders such as flatulence, nausea and vomiting
  • Externally, the fresh leaves are applied to pimples and other skin eruptions

Culinary Use:

  • All parts of the plant make a delicious tea