Grower: Southern Native Plantings @ Longwood Plantation
Price: $5.50 ( 1 gallon container)
%> Available (Exact): 8
Pycnanthemum muticum - Short-toothed mountain mint is extremely attractive to beneficial garden insects,honeybees, butterflies, beneficial wasps,and moths. Broad leaves and attractive pink flowers, it tops out at around 3' tall. Likes woodland edges, does well as a groundcover on slopes. Likes dappled shade and water requirements depend on amount of sun it gets. Mountain Mint is loaded with pulegone, the same insect repellent found in pennyroyal. It can be rubbed on the skin to repel mosquitoes! Photo is of flowers.