Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Mountain Mint

Mountain mint

Pyncanthemum virginianum

18" to 24" tall
Fine foliage in fine straight stem
Fragrant foliage

Spreading airy plant

Attractive to a great many pollinators such that the plants can be abuzz with life:  Bees, bumblebees, wasps, flies, butteflies, clearwing moths.  Often visited by beautiful blue mud dauber wasps.

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