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Pycnanthemum incanum

Hoary Mountain Mint

Also known as Hoary mountain mint, Pycnanthemum incanum, is an aromatic rhizomatous perennial, found growing in meadows, cliffsides, woodland edges, and dry open woods. Well known for its strong, minty smell when brushed, Pycnanthemum incanum is a member of the Lamiaceae (mint) family and is a fast-growing rhizomatous species. Hoary mountain mint is 2-3' tall, with abundant, small white flower clusters which attract an array of pollinators. Their foliage has a silvery pubescence, and excellent textural seedheads in the winter. Their leaves are typically disliked by most herbivores.

  • »  Rapid rhizomatous
  • »  Abundant pollinators
  • »  Summer bloom
  • »  Fragrant foliage