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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium  (Slender Mountain Mint) is a pollinator magnet for bees and butterflies.  Will naturalize slowly in colder climates, so cautiously in the garden.

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (Slender Mountain Mint)

$ 5.99
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Common Name:  Slender Mountain Mint

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies

Use:  Garden, Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun to Part Sun

Hardiness Zone:  4 to 8  USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Dry to Moist

Flower Time:  Early-August to Mid-September

Flower Color:  White

Height:  2' - 3'

Notes:  Slender Mountain Mint is a pollinator magnet for bees and butterflies.  Will naturalize slowly in colder climates, so cautiously in the garden.  This is one of Jane's absolute favorite habitat plants as it attracts such a diversity of pollinators, doesn't seem to spread much, at least in our northern Vermont climate, and is a great filler plant.

Host plant of VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus citrinus (Lemon Cuckoo Bumble bee
Bombus pensylvanicus (American Bumble bee)
Triepeolus simplex (Simple Longhorn-Cuckoo bee)

Native to the Northeast, South and Midwest US:  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).

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