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Ohio Horsemint (Blephilia ciliata)
Ohio Horse Mint (Blephilia ciliata)
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Ohio Horsemint is a small perennial plant with basal leaves that often remain green through the winter. It's a great plant for attracting pollinators. Honey bees and bumble bees are regular visitors. After blooming and the plant has started making seed, the pagoda-like seed structures could make an interesting addition to dried flower arrangements.
Uses: bees, butterflies, drought resistant, deer tolerant
Bloom time: May - July
Height: 16 to 24 inches
Space: 12 inches
Sun: Sun to medium shade
Moisture: Dry to average
400,000 seeds per ounce
1 ounce per 10,000 square feet
0.25 pound per acre
what s the best soi, sun & moisture conditions for this wild flower? PREFER FOREST FLOOR OR EDGE?
It tolerates a range of conditions. From Steyermark's Flora of Missouri Volume 3:
"Mesic to dry upland forests, ledges and tops of bluffs, margins of glades, banks of streams, and occasionally bottomland forests; also railroads and roadsides."
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