Wild Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa

This showy perennial has aromatic minty leaves that are used to make mint tea. Oil from the leaves was formerly used to treat respiratory ailments. Deer dislike and pollinators love!

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: A showy perennial with clusters of lavender, pink, or white flowers looking like ragged pompoms blooming atop open-branched stems 2 to 5' tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Average garden soil

Origin: North America

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Wild Bergamot