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Bergamot which is also known as Bee balm (Monarda spp.) provides a centerpiece in a potted butterfly or bee garden. Bergamot plant actually produces pom-poms of purple, white, pink or red flowers that stand above the bright green foliage. Bergamot plant grows as a perennial in USDA plant hardiness zones four through ten. Bergamot plant can become mildly invasive in a garden bed because it spreads by seed, but container-grown plants can be better managed to prevent this issue. Bergamot plant grows between two and four feet tall, making it a suitable choice for a larger pot.

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