Clustered Mountain Mint
Lustrous leaves, silvery bracts with pinkish blooms, and a compact habit distinguish this member of the mint family. Spreads by rhizomes.
Prefers sun to light shade and moist to wet, well-drained soils.
Characteristics & Attributes
An eastern North American native with fragrant leaves that are sometimes rubbed on the skin to repel mosquitos. Also sometimes used for a tea. Not as aggressive as Virginia Mountain Mint.