A shrub with dark ovate leaves with toothed margins. Bears beautiful pink-red flowers in summer. Attracts bees and is therefore a great companion to other insect pollinated herbs. Grow in compost rich soil and water well. Prune in late autumn. Semi-dormant in winter shrub
Use Bergamot leaves and flowers with:
•Summer fruit drinks or punches,
•Gives the “Earl Grey” taste to tea,
•Flower Petals in Salads, Fruit Salads, Jams, Jellies, Milk,
•Use fresh or dried flowers in flower arrangements.