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PlantFiles: Hairy Wood Mint
Blephilia hirsuta

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Blephilia (bleh-FIL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: hirsuta (her-SOO-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Aromatic
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral motts1 On Jan 24, 2005, motts1 from south central, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Catalog lists this plant as a butterfly attractor; woodland plant for either dry or wet sites. Slow spreader. Divide clumps in spring.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Leesburg, Virginia



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