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Pycnanthemum muticum

Blunt mountain mint

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
4-8
1-3'
1-3'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Clumping
Flower
Perennial

Mountain mint, Short toothed mountain mint

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
July-September
Violet/ pinkish
Spring/Summer foliage color, Summer/fall bloom
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Average
Soil Preference
Well-drained, moist
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Grows in bogs, low meadows and woods, and savannas to balds and ridges
Maine to Michigan, Georgia to Texas
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Drought, Heat, Clay soil
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Drought, Heat, Clay soil
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Big bluestem, Black eyed susan, Dense blazing star, Little bluestem
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Fragrant foliage

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