Pycnanthemum virginianum
(virginia mountain mint)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Steven N. Rodie

Additional Species:

P. tenuifoium

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  18 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
mint-like fragrance from crushed foliage and flowers; excellent for attracting pollinators; can withstand drought


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average or Dry

This plant prefers Sand or Loam soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

erect to rounded, bushy

Foliage

narrow, tapered leaves; fine texture

Flowers

profuse flat-topped clusters of small white flowers; July-September

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