Bergamot

Monarda 'Croftway Pink'

Bergamot - Monarda  'Croftway Pink'

Common Name: Bergamot
Genus: Monarda
Cultivar: 'Croftway Pink'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Edible fruit, Has interesting foliage, Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.90 m (90 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Other features: fresh or dried leaves make a delicious tea


Whorls of rose pink flowers with pink tinged bracts from July to September and aromatic mid-green leaves. This pretty rose pink bergamot is an ideal long flowering plant for the middle of the border. Highly attractive to bees it looks lovely planted in drifts as a backdrop to a sea of hardy semi-evergreen geraniums.


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