American mountain mint


Botanical Name Pycnanthemum virginianum
Common Name American mountain mint
Family Lamiaceae
USDA Zone 3 to 7
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread
2-3ft x 1-1.5ft (60-90cm x 30-45cm)
Flower Color White
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Large Quantities of Pollinators – especially bees and flies, Hosts Moths/Butterflies
Additional Information Native to the Chicago Region
Location in Lurie Garden Northwest Light Plate