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Mountain Mint

Mountain Mint

Mountain mint is a native plant, and it's such an easy, fun growing experience. The mountain mint plant is a fantastic naturalizer, so you can easily grow it in a woodland garden. No need for weeding with this perennial. If you like it not to spread, you can simply break spreading roots where you don't want them to go in spring. The most exciting thing about growing mountain mint, however, is the pollinators. We've seen pollinators on this sun plant that we've never seen as gardeners. At times, it almost looks alive because it's covered in so many pollinators, and they're so intent on feeding, that they've never been aggressive with us. If you're looking to increase pollination in your garden or sustain our important neighborhood pollinators, the mountain mint plant is an excellent plant for that! The foliage is strongly scented, if you agitate it or crush the leave, you'll get a strong camphor-like fragrance. Plant mountain mint in a mixed foliage border among other sun plants with dark foliage, and this plant's silvery color will pop! Fun fact: Mountain mint isn't native to the mountains, so its name is kind of a mystery.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-8
  • Light Required Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Spread 18 - 24 inches
  • Deer Resistant
  • Height 24 - 36 inches

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Pycnanthemum muticum
  • Zones:

    4-8
  • Colors :

    Tiny light pink blooms
  • Light Required :

    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Spread :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Offer Size :

    Dormant 3"
  • Form :

    Perennial
  • Height :

    24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Foliage :

    Lustrous green ovate leaves
  • Flower Form :

    Tiny, flat flowers in small, rounded clusters
  • Blooms :

    Mid Summer, Late Summer, Fall
  • Soil Requirements :

    Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate :

    Fast
  • Pruning :

    Prune away spent blooms to promote new growth.

Shipping Information

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials
Zones First Ship Date Last Ship Date
3A-4B 5/1/2023 6/2/2023
5A 4/10/2023 6/2/2023
5B 3/27/2023 6/2/2023
6A 3/13/2023 6/2/2023
6B 2/27/2023 6/2/2023
7A 2/23/2023 6/2/2023
7B 2/20/2023 6/2/2023
8A 2/16/2023 5/13/2023
8B 2/13/2023 5/13/2023
9A-10B 2/6/2023 5/12/2023

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