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Mountain mint

Posted by dr.liz 7 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 10, 13 at 21:50

Anybody have experience collecting seed and growing it in the garden? I found a wild patch of Pycnanthemum muticum at my town park, and although I wouldn't ever dig and move wild plants, I think it would be OK to collect some seed.

I also saw Asclepias syriaca in bloom everywhere, but no Monarch caterpillars. However I did finally see an adult for the first time this year. Halleluja!

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RE: Mountain mint

I once grew P. virginiana from seed and it wasn't difficult. It was a little harder to grow P. tenuifolium.

RE: Mountain mint

  • Posted by c2g 6 (My Page) on
    Mon, Jul 15, 13 at 9:45

I've found it to be an aggressive spreader and pollinators go crazy over it. Planted about 10 quarts two springs ago for a neighbor and it filled in a large area. Have since took a few transplants from that for use in other yards.

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