Slender Mountain Mint

Botanical Name: Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Height: about 30 cm

Season of bloom: August

Growing Conditions: Sun or part sun. Adaptable to many non-waterlogged soil conditions.

Wildlife benefits: All the mountain mints are highly attractive to wild bees, honey bees and many other small pollinators.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No.

Remarks: Shorter and much less pushy than Virginia Mountain Mint, so often a better choice for flower borders however it is much less fragrant.

Similar species: Virginia Mountain Mint

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