Bee Balm or Bergamot

Monarda did. 'Raspberry Wine'

  • Clear wine red tubular flowers from June- August
  • 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: 3-8
Color: Red

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Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance:

» Deer Resistant
» Rabbit Resistant

Exposure:

» Sun/ Part Shade

Foliage Color:

» Green

Habit:

» Spreads by rhizomes
» Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Summer

Soil Moisture:

» Average Water
» Moist, Well Drained