PERENNIAL: Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

This showy mint family member boasts a fragrance similar to bergamot oranges. Its aromatic leaves are used in herbal tea. Flowers attract many pollinators, especially bees. Seed heads attract small birds. The Virginia Native Plant Society named  Wild Bergamot Wildflower of the Year in 1993.

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