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Slender Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Phonetic Spelling
pik-NAN-thee-mum ten-yoo-ih-FOH-lee-um
Description

Fragrant leaves. Good for naturalizing or in rain garden.

Site:  Dry meadows, fields, thickets, roadsides

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fall flowers#white flowers#pink flowers#native perennial#ncemgva2018#NC native#summer flowers#pollinator plant#native wildflower#NC Native Pollinator Plant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fall flowers#white flowers#pink flowers#native perennial#ncemgva2018#NC native#summer flowers#pollinator plant#native wildflower#NC Native Pollinator Plant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pycnanthemum
    Species:
    tenuifolium
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Wildlife Value:
    Good for naturalizing or in rain garden.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Texture:
    Shallow Rocky
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Small whitish flowers with touch of pink, in numerous rounded heads; two lips with lower lip having three lobes
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    1 to 2 in. narrow, opposite leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Square stems
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Pollinators