Create a flurry of insect activity with this outstanding nectar plant. Hairy mountain mint attracts a fantastic variety of beneficial wasps, bees, native flies, butterflies, beetles and others. Edible flowers can be used as a garnish, and the aromatic leaves make a very nice tea. While it can grow in full sun and dry conditions, some afternoon shade and a little extra water will help the plant thrive.
Uses: Pollinators, rock gardens, edible, deer resistant
Bloom time: July - September
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Space: 18 to 24 inches
Sun: Full sun to medium shade
Moisture: Dry to average
Seed: Ready to germinate. The tiny seeds will need sunlight, so just sow them on the soil surface.
- 280,000 seeds per ounce
- At least 200 seeds per packet
- 1 ounce per 9,300 square feet