Pycnanthemum muticum - Short-toothed mountain mint

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Flowers attract butterflies

  • Fragrant

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for partial shade

  • Plant for sun

Strong square stems bearing dark green, toothed, oval leaves and are topped by silver-grey, velvety bracts and clusters of tiny, spotted, white or lavender fragrant flowers in summer. Foliage has a mint fragrance when crushed. Flowers are loved by pollinating insects  

Prefers a well-drained soil in sun or light shade. Will also tolerate damp or clay soils. Will spread to form ground cover but easily removed where not wanted. Tolerant of drought when established.

Height: 24-36 inches / 60-90cm

Spread: 18-24 inches / 45-60cm



Hardiness: Hardy
Longevity: Perennial
Growing Condition: Light shade or sun
Season: Autumn
Season: Summer
Good For: Edible
Good For: Wildlife Friendly
Good For: Long Blooming
Good For: Fragrance
Good For: Foliage
Flower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Silver
Germination: Sow shallowly any time. Keep cool (50-65oF) after sowing, slow but reliable

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