Missouri Wildflower Guide


There, eat it all or I'll
Be angry! You feel giddy? Well, it's hot!
This bergamot
Take home and smell--it purges blood of bile!

 

From "Alexander VI Dines with the Cardinal of Capua" by Stephen Vincent Benét

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Bergamot

(This page is incomplete.)

 

  • Bloom Time

    May-Aug

     

  • Habit

    Herbaceous

     

  • Height

    To 3 feet

     

  • Longevity

    Perennial