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Monarda fistulosa

Wild Bergamot, Wichita Mountains Form

The Wichita Mountains form of Monarda fistulosa is a wildflower gem blooming in mid-summer with a fabulous display of lavender-pink flowers that attract hummingbirds. Moderately xeric once established.

SKU# 70984

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Plant - 5" pot
 

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SKU 70984
Common Name Wild Bergamot, Wichita Mountains Form
Botanical Name Monarda fistulosa
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Pink
Estimated Mature Height 30-36" tall
Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Special Groups High Country Gardens Exclusive
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Easy to grow, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, High Impact - Low Maintenance
Ideal Region USA
Details
30-36" tall x 18-24" wide (seed propagated). This showy wildflower species blooms in summer with a spectacular display of lavender-pink, hummingbird attracting flower clusters held on top of sturdy, upright stems. Its attractive, glossy, aromatic foliage looks good all season and is not affected by powdery mildew. Our selection is grown from seed collected in the scenic but climatically challenged Wichita Mountains of southwestern OK. Enduring bone chilling winters, brutally hot, humid summers and periodic drought, Wichita Mts. Wild Bergamont is a fine choice for low maintenance plantings all across the country. It grows easily in full sun plant in most soil types including clay.
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