Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot) with Pollinators

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Have you seen any of these pollinators in your garden? Enjoy this great video from Mary Free featuring a variety of pollinators visiting Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot), at the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden on June 25 and 28, 2016. Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot) is one of MGNV’s Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic.

Pollinators in order of appearance are

  • Bombus bimaculatus (Two-spotted bumble bee)
  • Augochlorini sp. (Green sweat bee)
  • Bombus griseocollis (Brown-belted bumble bee)
  • Bombus auricomus (Black and gold bumble bee)
  • Toxomerus geminatus (Syrphid fly)
  • Apis melifera (European honey bee)
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