Mountain Mint, Virginia
|Plant Height||3 Ft.|
|Seed Count||3,500,000 Seeds per LB|
|Botanical Name||Pycnanthemum virginianum|
|Environment||Full Sun - Partial Sun|
|Preferred Sites||Wet to Mesic Soils|
|Pollinator Value||Very Good|
Found in the eastern half of North America, except for a few coastal states, Virginia Mountain Mint grows well in moist meadows, stream banks and forest edges. Full sun to part shade are preferred as long as the soil is fairly moist. Growing 1-3 feet in height, this perennial is very attractive to many bees and butterfly species that are in search of its nectar. Its white flowers are in bloom from July-September.