Wild Bergamot

  • Bloom Time: July – Sept.
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Height: 4 feet
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium-wet to dry

Caterpillar food for
Pink-Patched Looper Moth (Eosphoropteryx thyatyroides), Pyrausta generosa, Grey Marvel (Anterastria teratophora), Orange Mint Moth (Pyrausta orphisalis), Hermit Sphinx (Lintneria eremitus)

Butterfly food for
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus), Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Silver-Spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus), Great Spangled Fritallary (Spyeria cybele), Snout Moths (Pyrausta spp.), Hummingbird Clearwing Moths (Hemaris spp.)

Attracts these pollinators
Mason Wasps (Parazumia spp.), Great Black Wasp (Sphex pensylvanicus), Bee Flies (Bombylius spp.), Soldier Beetles (Chauliognatus spp.), Banded Longhorn Beetle (Typocerus velutinus), Bumble Bees (Bombus spp.), Long-Horned Bees (Melissodes bimaculata), Green Sweat Bees (Agapostemon spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers