Monarda 'Multiple Varieties'

Bee Balm or Bergamot


  • Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds
  • Resists powdery mildew
  • Great for summer color
Height: 2-3 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9


Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Monardas will do best if planted in an area with full sun, good air circulation, and adequate moisture. It is a fast spreader so provide ample room in your garden for this plant and try planting it individually, not in groups. In the spring cut it back for a more compact look. Deadheading the plant prolongs the bloom period, and causes seeding not to occur. After the flower head dies the foliage may become unsightly, so simply cut the plant back to clean foliage near the base. Divide the plant every 2-3 years to keep it strong and to control its spread.


Characteristics & Attributes for Bee Balm or Bergamot:

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Humming-birds
Attracts Humming-birds
Fragrant
Fragrant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained


Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer