Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum muticum)

Mountain Mint mountain mint with pollinating insects Pycnanthemum muticum

Scientific Name: Pycnanthemum muticum
Common Name: Mountain Mint
Description of facts and concepts: This clump forming edible perennial flowers from July to September. When crushed, the leaves produce a spearmint aroma and can be used to make tea.
Seed or division information: Division of surface stems
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): June W2
Garden Name: Sunny Garden
Color of Flower: White
Height: 2-3′
Spread: 36″
Family: Mint
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Neutral soils
Soil: Dry to Wet Dry or moist
Light: Sun to Shade Full sun
Zone 4-10 Zones 4-8