Bergamot (Bee Balm) - Monarda didyma

Bergamot (Bee Balm) – Monarda didyma

Perennial from zone 4-10. Grows to about 1 meter (or 3 feet). Beautiful red flowers. Leaves and flowers are edible; leaves are used in salads or to give an earl gray flavor to tea, and flowers make a nice garnish for salads or decoration for cakes. Attracts beneficial insects like hummingbirds and bees.


Soil: Prefers moist soil, will grow in sandy, loamy, or clay Soil


Sun: Full sun or partial sun