Characteristics Garden Flowers Bee Balm, Wild Bergamot. Height of plant (cm) 70-100 cm. Type of stem erect. Fragrant flower no fragrance. Flower size large. Shelter in winter shelter is not required. Landscape use flowerbed, specimen, border. Flower color lilac, pink, red. Method of cultivation non seedlings. Cold hardiness zone 3 (-40 to -34°C), 4 (-34 to -29°C), 5 (-29 to -23°C), 6 (-23 to -18°C), 7 (-18 to -12°C), 8 (-12 to -7°C), 9 (-7 to -1°C). Timing of flowering august, july. Light needs semi-shade, full sun. Water needs moderate. Lifetime perennial. Not poisonous plant. Sandy loam soil, loamy soil. Neutral soil. Frost resistance.