Blephilia hirsuta

Blephilia hirsuta


Hairy Wood Mint Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun:  Part Shade – Shade
Height:  1.5-3 feet
Bloom Color:  White
Bloom Season: June – September

More Detail:

Suggested Uses: Hairy Wood Mint grows in deciduous woods and makes a nice ground cover in woodland settings and on woodland slopes. The foliage has a minty fragrance. Deer resistant.

Native Range: Native to the eastern U.S. Native to the eastern-most borders of Minnesota, both in the Arrowhead and the southeast.

Pollinators: Pollinated primarily by bees. High-value nectar source for adult Monarch butterflies.

Flowers:  Flowers are white with purple specks and are whorled around the stems.

Leaves:  Stems are hollow, square and hairy and somewhat reddish. The leaves are single, opposite, toothed and hairy.

More information: USDA PLANT database profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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