Bergamont, Wild

Lavender Bergamont, Bee Balm and Horsemint. Native to much of North America, this lovely lavender blooming bergamont is highly attractive to many types of pollinators. Can reach 4 feet in full bloom when planted in moist conditions. Used extensively by native peoples for a wide variety of ailments such as a poultice for cuts and […]

Bergamont, Lemon

Purple Horsemint, Lemon-Mint. Native to the Midwest and Southern US. This easy to grow herb reaches up to 4 feet tall and produces whorls of purple blooms all summer. Very attractive to butterflies, bees and beneficial insects and the aerial parts make a delicious lemon flavored tea. Makes an excellent back border or screen when […]


Bee Balm, Oswego Tea, Horsemint. Originally from the Eastern US this stunning Native American herb produces red and purplish whorled flowers which attract numerous bees and butterflies. The leaves have a subtle citrus flavor which make a soothing digestive tea reminiscent of Earl Grey. The plant enjoys a rich garden soil, plenty of moisture and […]

Planting Your Herbscape

By Tina Glaessner, Herbalist and Former Proprietor of Crimson Sage Nursery, Orleans, CA Plants Mentioned in the article are listed here and have links to their Crimson Sage Nursery Pages for more information and ordering. Agastache | Angelicas of all Types | Anise Hyssop | Ashitaba | Bergamont | Bitter Melon | Black Cottonwood | […]

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Crimson Sage Nursery Newsletter Summer 2019 Greek Mullein Welcoming in the Summer here on the Klamath River we have already experienced our first severe heat wave and most likely not the last one but thankfully the temperatures have mellowed and we have been blessed with warm summer days but not too warm and cooler nights […]

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Crimson Sage Nursery Newsletter Fall 2018 Echinacea angustifolia Happy Fall to all our customers. It has been a crazy summer of intense heat waves, wild fire smoke (Luckily we were on the edges of it) and the whole west seemed to be in flames. The smoky skies are finally over as the first gentle rains […]

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to the Crimson Sage Nursery Newsletter Summer 2017 SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVIN’ IS EASY!! Summer is in full swing here on the Klamath River. The mountains are still so lush and green from the winter’s rain despite temps in the upper 90s everyday, The Salmon River free and undammed is running quite full still […]

Fall shipping ends November 1st.

All Orders placed after that will be shipped in the spring.