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Pycnanthemum flexuosum
Common Name: Appalachian Mountain Mint Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Pycnanthemum flexuosum
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Notes:
An interesting eastern North American native covered in white pincushions over a long period in summer. Appalachian mountain mint is an excellent nectar source for native butterflies and bees. Shorter than P. muticum, it also has aromatic foliage that takes on red tinges along the margins. This species spreads slowly by underground rhizomes but will not overrun the garden.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Moist woods and meadows from Massachusetts to Michigan, down to Louisiana and Florida.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposurePart Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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