Wild Bergamot, Bee Balm for Swallowtails!
This Bee Balm (Monarda Fistulosa) is a native plant in the US. It is known for being highly attractive to a wide range of butterflies but perhaps it is known best for attracting Swallowtail butterflies.
This plant is in the mint family. Its violet blooms, full of nectar, appear in July and continue into the fall. It will die back in the winter but more plants will appear in the spring and it is beneficial to Bee Balm to be divided every 2-3 years.
Wild Bergamot is one of the plants that is often listed in top nectar plants for attracting butterflies.
To read more specifics about this plant please visit our detail description at Wild Bergamot Seeds!