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Wild Bergamot/Bee Balm "Oregano de la Sierra" - Monarda fistulosa

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New Mexico, USA

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Delicious wild bergamot from Southern Arizona’s Sky Mountains. Wonderful citrus-oregano flavor, makes an excellent substitute for cilantro in salsa or other dishes.

Attracts many bees, bumblebees and butterflies. Perennial. Medicinal. Could become your favorite new spice!

Grown in the hot high desert SW, zone 8a, in marginally improved, very sandy clay using permaculture and organic, low-nitrogen methods.

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Looking for: Interested in plants/seeds that can grow in zone 8a, preferably. Especially plants for desert or hot regions. Interested in all sorts of plants useful in permaculture, unusual legumes and other nitrogen fixers, fragrant plants, vines of many sorts, heat tolerant veggies, and native SW plants.