Pycnanthemum flexuosum | 1 gal. pot

$15.00
SKU
PYCFLE01-NA_C
The soft, needle-like leaves provide very fine texture. Fluffy heads of tiny white flowers in late summer attract innumerable beneficial predatory insects. Best grown in full sun it is quite drought tolerant and will slowly spread to form a dense colony. Could be used as a ground cover. 6-8 x 18-24 inches.
AKA Pycnanthemum flexuosum. Superb species and prostrate clone of this aromatic native. If you’ve ever been frustrated that you cannot keep alive Mentha requienii, the source of the wonderful crème de menthe aroma, you will be pleased to know you can grow this. The aroma is almost the same. The soft, needle-like leaves provide very fine texture. Fluffy heads of tiny white flowers in late summer attract innumerable beneficial predatory insects. Best grown in full sun it is quite drought tolerant and will slowly spread to form a dense colony. Could be used as a ground cover. 6-8 x 18-24 inches.
More Information
Common Name Short-toothed Mountain Mint / Appalachian Mountain Mint
Genus Pycnanthemum
Species hyssopifolium (syn. flexuosum)
Sun Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Moist, well-drained
Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Herbaceous Perennial
Plant Size Selector Large Perennial (2-4 ft)
Plant Height 2-3 ft
Plant Width 2-3 ft
Bloom Color White
Bloom Period July-August, September-October
Fragrant Yes
Rare Plant No
Native to Southeastern US
Attracts Wildlife Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant Yes
Rarefind Exclusive No
New Offering No
Web Only No
Nursery Only No
Oversized Shipping No
Catalog Category Perennials
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