Wild Bergamot or Bee Balm is a native species from the mint family. The plant flowers during the summer with blooms that are white to pink or lavender. The plant has a strong mint smell. Wild Bergamot grows in full sun to partial shade areas, and in dry to slightly wet soils. Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to this plant. For more information on plants, go to www.weldweeds.org.