Downy Wood Mint (Blephilia ciliata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees

( Steven J. Baskauf

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aspenhill On May 4, 2012 Obtained plant
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2017 "Think Spring!!" Seed Swap CHAT by critterologist Feb 12, 2017 7:30 AM 73
Wildflower ID by upat5 Sep 16, 2016 7:54 PM 14
Yardening in the Mid-Atlantic by Eric4home Jan 27, 2020 11:29 AM 3,206

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