Pycnanthemum virginiana

Virginia Mountain Mint

A plant of Ontario’s tallgrass prairies, Virginia Mountain Mint has a heavenly fragrance when its leaves are rubbed. Produces small clusters of white blossoms in mid-summer. Full sun and sandy, well-drained soil.

Height: 1-3 feet

Sun Requirements: Prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade

Water Requirements: Normal to moist conditions

Flowers: Tiny clusters of white flowers July to September

Attracts: Bees, butterflies

Special Tolerances: Drought tolerant