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Silverleaf Mountain Mint, Hoary Mountain Mint
Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, humus-rich soil. 2-3 ft. height, blooms in summer, white flowers sometimes tinged with lavender, spreads by rhizomes.
Germination Code: A
Native Region: Only occurs in 7 counties scattered statewide – Chester, Cheatham, Robertson, Sumner, Morgan, Bledsoe, and Meigs
Attractive and desirable addition to the garden. Valued primarily for its silvery and fragrant foliage. Easy to grow. Can become invasive but easily controlled by division every 3-5 years. Attracts butterflies, bees and moths.