Slender Mountain Mint


  • USDA Zones 4 to 8 (Find Your Zone)
  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Average to Dry Soils
  • 2 to 3 Feet Tall and Wide
  • White Flowers in Summer
  • Attracts Pollinators


Slender Mountain Mint, Pycnanthemum tenuifolium, typically grows in dry fields and rocky woods throughout Eastern North America. Slender Mountain Mint is a multi-branched, upright perennial with dark green, narrow leaves that emit a strong mint smell when crushed. Clusters of white flowers bloom in summer and are favored by pollinators.

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