Alternate Names: Horsemint, Purple horesemint
Family: (Lamiaceae) Mint
Habitat: Moist prairies
Height: 1-3 ft.
Bloom Period: May - July
Description: Fragrant annual, with a distinctive lemon-like scent. If it receives enough moisture, a plant will bloom throughout the summer.
The Wildlife Connection: Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
Propagation Tips: Forms large masses. May be transplanted. Grows easily from seed. Allow seed heads to become dry and brown before collecting seeds. Plants must be allowed to reseed in order to have plants the following year.