Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium - Narrow-leaved Mountain Mint

white flowers on Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
Narrow- leaved Mountain Mint
Wildlife Significance
Nectar Source - Gray Hairstreak, Red-Banded Hairstreak, eastern Tailed Blue, Spring Azure

Host Plant - Plant in the mint family provide food for the Hermit sphinx moth

Pollen - Nectar - long and short tongue, wasps, flies, and beetles

For more details on Mountain Mint visit the Illinois Wildflower site
Mountain Mint in bloom
Bees Love this Plant!
Plants Provenance -  Nodding Onion Garden - 2012 - 2015 - Original plant friend's property Rocky River, Ohio
Cultivation Information
Height -  12 to 18 inches
Flower Color
-  White
Blooms -  June - September
Sun - Sun, part sun

Hardy Zone - 3 to 9

Soil - moist to dry
pH -
Family - Lamiaceae
Frog hiding in Mountain Mint
Even Frogs Like Mountain Mint
Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range
Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service site to view the natural range of Mountain Mint
Close up picture of Mountian mint
NOG - Mountain Mint