Bee Balm or Bergamot

Monarda did. 'Jacob Kline'

  • Fiery red tubular flowers in summer
  • Mint fragrance when foliage is crushed
  • Best in rich, moist well drained acid soils
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Natural habitat: creek banks, meadows, floodplains, woods
  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Special value to bumble bees and other native bees

Height: 36-48 in
Spread: 24-36 in
Zone: 3-9
Color: Red

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Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance:

» Deer Resistant
» Rabbit Resistant


» Sun/ Part Shade

Foliage Color:

» Green


» Spreads by rhizomes
» Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Summer

Soil Moisture:

» Average Water
» Moist, Well Drained