- Monarda fistulosa
Bee Balm's kissing cousin with pale lilac flowers.
Wild Bergamot is most often found in dry soils
Bee Balm likes it moist
Bergamot is filled with surprises.
I know it's good to stop to smell the flowers but it's best to look before sticking your nose in one
Found: Fields, thickets, wood edges, dry soils, full sun
Height: 2 - 3+ feet
July - Aug bloom time
Bergamot Surprise - Little Miss Muffet is long gone
Ambush Bugs in Love - mate me in the flower.