Mountain Mint – Pycnanthemum muticum

$20.00

This tray of Jersey-grown mountain mint is pretty much the most bang for your buck you can get if your goal is to support wildlife. Mountain mint’s distinctive pinkish green flowers are long bloomers and pollinator magnets, and this amazing plant is a magnet for lacewings, ladybugs, non-stinging wasps and other insects that help eradicate garden pests.

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Garden Club of America‘s 2018 Plant of the Year

This tray of landscape plugs is pretty much the most bang for your buck you can get if your goal is to support wildlife. The distinctive light pinkish green flowers are long bloomers and pollinator magnets. Better still, mountain mint plant attracts predatory insects (including lacewings, ladybugs, non-stinging parisitoid wasps and more) that will help eradicate garden pests.

It’s silvery foliage looks best planted in masses, or it can be used as a matrix in which to feature other wildflowers. It loves full sun but will grow well in partial shade. And it’s drought-tolerant but can handle moist soils as well. It does spread, but not overly aggressively, though you’ll probably be happy to have even more of this fantastic and fragrant plant.

Plugs are about 2 inches across with roots extending 5 inches deep.

Additional information

Bloom Time

Early Summer, Fall

Light

Full Sun, Part Shade

Height

12 – 18 inches