Flower Database

Bergamot

Basic information
Flower Name
Bergamot
Formal Name
Monarda didyma
Alias
モナルダ・ディディマ, Bergamot, Monarda didyma
Habitat
North America
Morph
Hardy Perennial Grass
Comment
Bergamot, scientific name:Monarda didyma, is a perennial in the family Lamiaceae native to North America.
It is hardy and easy to grow herbs with a characteristic aroma.
Summer stretch, from stem to flower heads, plenty of lip-shaped flowers bloom.
Aka, also referred to as monarda Didyma.
Earl Grey with is famous tea blend, will be scented in the balm of the Bergamot orange citrus.
Flower name was named because its flavor is similar to Bergamot orange.
Justicia carnea is a little similar.
Common name: Bergamot, scientific name:Monarda didyma,
aka: monarda Didyma , taymazbana (fire flower), monarda ,
origin: North America, living type: hardy perennials, plant: 100-120 cm, thick stalks in a rectangle,
leaf color: green, leaf quality: veins stand out, Leaf shape: oval-pointed tip, margin: loose tooth and phyllotaxis: vs., inflorescence shape: capitate inflorescence and inflorescence size: 4-6 cm,
flowering time: June-August, flower colors: peach, violet, white and red.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Monarda
Species
M. didyma
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, Blue, Violet, White
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
100  ~ 120  [cm]
Diameter
4  ~ 6