Monarda fistulosa, or Wild Bergamot, is an upright perennial plant with fragrant foliage and whorls of lavender pink blooms from mid to late summer. Its blooms are loved by butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Monarda fistulosa is great for naturalizing.
Monarda fistulosa is native most of North America.
Wild Bergamot prefers full sun to part shade and dry to medium moisture. It will tolerate poorer, dryish soils. Provide good air circulation to reduce powdery mildew. It will self-sow. readily.