Slender Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum Tenuilfolium)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

Well-behaved. A profusion of small white flowers bloom mid- to late summer. The flowers are an excellent source of nectar for butterflies. The narrow needlelike foliage is very aromatic and grows in a compact clump. Like many members of the mint family, Mountain Mint may be used in teas.
Culture: Grow in full sun in dry to average, loamy, well-drained soil.
Use: Use in the herb garden, perennial border, butterfly garden, wildflower meadow or prairie. Rain Garden
Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland / Prairie / Glade
Height: 20 to 36 inches
Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: White
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun / Medium Sun / Average Shade
Season of Interest: July to September  
Soil Moisture: Dry / Average / Moderate
Wildlife Benefit: Pollinators / Bees / Birds
Animal Resistance: Deer Resistant / Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attracting: Butterfly / Pollinators / Beneficial Insects / Special Value to Honey Bees 
Special Usage: Fragrant / Fresh Cut Flower / Rain Garden / Dried leaves used as flavoring and in teas / Rub leaves on skin to repel mosquitoes
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil