Blephilia ciliata

Blephilia ciliata


Downy Wood Mint Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 1.5′-2′
Color: Purple
Bloom: June-July
Flowers: The flowers grow in whorls around the square stem.
Leaves: The leaves have very short (if any) petiole.

Suggested Uses:

This plant occurs more often in open areas than in woodlands, as compared to a similar species Blephilia hirsuta. Makes a nice ground cover. The foliage has a minty fragrance! This plant is excellent for attracting pollinating bees and other beneficial insects!

Interesting Facts:

Medicinal Uses:
Food Uses: The fresh or dried leaves can be used to make tea.
Other Uses:
More Information:
Name: Arrangement of flowers is “pagoda-like” ; one on top of another.
Other Names: Downy Pagoda Plant

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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