- 2023 Indiana Natives
- Wood Mint - Hairy (Blephilia hirsuta)
Wood Mint - Hairy (Blephilia hirsuta)
Blephilia hirsuta prefers moist woods and savannas. Its white two-lipped flowers are packed in tight clusters stacked vertically on lightly branching stems that reach up to 3'. The aromatic leaves have one-inch stems, rounded bases and toothed margins.
Sun Exposure - Partial, Shade
Soil Moisture - Medium-Wet, Medium
Height - 3 feet
Bloom Time - June, July, August, September
Bloom Color - White
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.