Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

White Bergamont, Basil Balm

White Bergamont, Basil Balm

Monarda clinopodia

Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, tolerates a range of soils except sandy.  2-4 ft. height, blooms summer into fall, white flowers with purple spots, re-seeds readily under ideal conditions.

Germination Code:  A

Native Region:  Eastern half of Tennessee

Easy to grow.  Subject to mildew so needs good air circulation.  Attracts bees.

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