Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum)

Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum)

Mountain Mint is a pollinator paradise. It spreads to form large clumps that are covered in small, white flowers that pollinators crave. Minty leaves are a welcome benefit when working in the garden.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Wet
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    July, Aug, Sept
Color:    White
Spacing:    1′
Zones:    3-7
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Slowly spreads by underground rhizomes (roots).

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