Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina

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  • Product Info

    Appalachian Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum flexuosum)
    Mint Family
    Blooms: White with purple, 4-5 weeks, June-Aug
    Leaves: Small, oval, aromatic leaves with tinges of red
    Height: 2-3
    Space: 18-24"
    Soil: Average-moist
    Exposure: Full sun- Part sun
    Fauna: Numerous pollinators of most types, butterfly and moth host plant
    Seeds:  Creamy gray, frilly seed heads are very attractive all winter

    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 4-8
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Sandhills, rare in the Piedmont & Mountains
    Provenance: NC, seed grown