Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


Pycnanthemum tenuifolium - Narrow-leaved Mountain Mint

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Narrow-leaved Mountain Mint

Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service site to view the natural range of Mountain Mint
Mountain Mint in bloom
Bees Love this Plant!

Wildlife Significance- Mountain Mint

Nectar Source - Gray Hairstreak, Red-Banded Hairstreak, eastern Tailed Blue, Spring Azure

Host Plant - Plant in the mint family provide food for the Hermit sphinx moth

Pollen - Nectar - long and short tongue, wasps, flies, and beetles

Bee Keepers - A must have for bee keepers

For more details on Mountain Mint visit the Illinois Wildflower website
Frog hiding in Mountain Mint
Even Frogs Like Mountain Mint
white flowers on Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
Narrow- leaved Mountain Mint

Cultivation Information - Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Height -  12 to 18 inches
Flower Color
-  White
Blooms -  June - September
Sun - Sun, part sun

Hardy Zone - 3 to 9

Soil - moist to dry

Family - Lamiaceae
Close up picture of Mountian mint
Mountain Mint

Seed Provenance - Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Nodding Onion Garden - 2012 - present - Original plant friend's property Rocky River, Ohio