Bee Balm, Bergamont

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Quick facts:

  • Native wildflower
  • Pollinator attractor
  • Perennial

Also known as bergamont, beebalm is a Western native wildflower which is very attractive to pollinators, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Flowers and leaves are edible and are used medicinally in teas and salads. Tall plants reach 3’ and make attractive additions to low-water flower gardens.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


12 w.

7-21 d.





Start indoors up to 12 weeks before last frost. Germination can take up to 3 weeks. Transplant at 24” apart. Alternatively, sow in place in early fall, raking seeds in lightly in a weed free location.

Giving your seeds a period of cold stratification may help enhance germination rates.  Read more about cold stratification in our blog post about it.

Seed specs:  Packet size~ 200 min.