Mountain Mint (narrow leaf)
Latin name: Pycnanthemum virginianum
Family: Lamiaceae
Flowering Time: July to September
Flower Color: Small white flowers, often spotted with purple
Growth Habit: Upright stems
Zones: 3-7
Environment: Full to partial sun
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Spread: Spread by rhizomes to make a colony
Tolerates: Low-growing and deer proof, Mountain Mint is unpalatable to a variety of herbivores and insects
Water: Moist, Moist but are very drought-tolerant plants once established
Maintenance: Low once established
Other uses: Leaves can be used for tea