Bee Balm Bergamo
Bee Balm ‘Bergamo’
This easy to grow annual churns out enormous amounts of stems that are wonderful bouquet fillers and have the scent of Earl Grey tea. With whorl shaped blooms and unusual coloring - a mix of green, grey and purple - it has become a staple summer filler plant, used much like Bells of Ireland. The blooms attract beneficial insects and pollinators to the garden.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 110-120 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 100-200
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 6-8 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.
Pick when the flower whorls begin to turn purple. Prone to wilting in heat, so harvest during the coolest part of the day. Expect a vase life of 7-10 days if preservative is used.
Shipping & Delivery
Once an order has been placed, we cannot add or subtract items. If you would like additional items not included in your original order, please place a new order. We are unable to combine separately placed orders.
See our Shipping & Delivery page for detailed information about returns, refunds, and international shipping.
How to Grow
How to Start Flowers from Seed
There’s nothing more rewarding than starting your own seeds. The benefits include getting a jump on the season, having access to hundreds of specialty varieties that you won’t find at your local nurseries or garden...