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Bee Balm, Wild Bergamot

  • $4.00

Description

Monarda fistulosa

Pollinator attractor and medicinal perennial with an incredible scent!

Highly prized medicinal plant used by Blackfoot and other tribes as an antisceptic and tea in flu season, among other uses. Ingredient in commercial mouthwashes. Bees love its flowers, and we love its wonderful fragrance! Open Pollinated.

For more information about growing this plant, visit the USDA plant guide.

Seed grown by Twisp River Seeds in Twisp, Washington and Downtown Teaching Farm in Boise, Idaho.

400 seeds.

Directions: Direct seed outdoors in early spring or late fall. Thin to 12" spacing. Seed requires light to germinate, so gently pat into soil but do not cover fully. Flowers in second year.

Planting Depth

Seed Spacing

Days to Germination

Days to Maturity

On surface

4-6”

7-21

Perennial