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botanical name:
Monarda 'Loddon Crown'
Monarda 'Loddon Crown' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bergamot
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: maroon
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Dark red-maroon flowers with purplish-brown bracts, from midsummer to early autumn.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full sun or very light dappled shade. Ovoid drying out in summer but also dislikes excessive wet in winter.

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