Bee Balm - Wild Bergamot Seeds

Bee Balm - Wild Bergamot Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $5.79
1 Ounce $60.89
1/4 Pound $150.19 ($37.54/ounce) 38% Savings
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  • This thistle-like wildflower is the preferred bloom of bees everywhere
  • Tall-growing pollinator attracting perennial with fragrant blooms
  • Heirloom garden favorite with purple Summer blooms
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Spreading, Upright
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor, Shade Tolerant, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Bee Balm - Wild Bergamot Seeds

Monarda fistulosa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Monarda

Famous for its beauty and its fragrance, Bee Balm, also known as Wild Bergamot, is an old flower garden favorite. And did you know that Bee Balm is one of the best attractors of beneficial butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees? All in all, Bee Balm is a "must" for any garden.

Planting Information

Planting Bee Balm - Wild Bergamot Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Bee Balm Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 430 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 61,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 244,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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