Hairy Woodmint (Blephilia hirsuta)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Fuzzy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
White
Other: Purple spots on the lower lip
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Edible Parts: Stem
Leaves
Eating Methods: Tea
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 2 months cold moist treatment
Depth to plant seed: Seed is tiny. Sow on soil surface; keep moist.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Pollinators: Wasps
Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees

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