Sea bergamot is a native perennial with fragrant pink flowers that attract pollinators and hummingbirds. It is found in meadows and open places. Its leaves like its flowers are edible and make delicious herbal teas. Choosing native species is choosing biodiversity.
Latin name: Monarda fistulosa
Common names: Wild bergamot
English: Wild bergamot, Oswego-tea, purple beebalm, wild horsemint
MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Attracts pollinators, butterflies and hummingbirds.
***The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.