Mountain mints are aromatic plants with dramatic grey-green foliage and a distinctive minty scent. In late summer, the tiny white flowers produce copious amounts of nectar attracting a huge number of pollinating insects including bees and butterflies. A tough and handsome plant for the garden or meadow. Slowly forms clumps.
Native to Maine: Yes
Growing conditions: Sun to part shade in moist to dry soil
Grows up to: 3′
Blooms: In late summer
Natural habitat: Meadows and thickets with moist to dry soils