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Pycnanthemum loomisii

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 3'-4'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: pink, lavender

Leaf Color: green, silver

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, colonizing, cottage garden plant, cut flowers, deer resistant, fragrant plant, ornamental foliage

Pycnanthemum loomisii (Loomis' mountainmint)
  • Pycnanthemum loomisii (Loomis' mountainmint)
  • Pycnanthemum loomisii (Loomis' mountainmint)

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Description

Pycnanthemum loomisii

Also known as:

Loomis' mountainmint

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Scientific Synonyms:

Pycnanthemum incanum var. loomisii

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, NC, NJ, SC, TN, VA, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Lamiaceae Mint family
Genus Pycnanthemum mountainmint
Species Pycnanthemum loomisii Loomis' mountainmint