Short-toothed Mountain Mint
When planted in groups or massed, the silvery bracts of this plant give your entire planting the appearance of being dusted by a white powdery snow. Flowers are hugely attractive to butterflies and bees, and leaves can be used to make a mild tea. Native Americans used this plant for treatment of fevers, colds, stomach aches, and other minor physical ailments.
Water: Moderate to Dry, Drought Tolerant
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: An herbaceous perennial to 3' tall
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Well-draining soil
Origin: Typically grows in grassy open meadows, fields, low woodland areas, and occasionally in dry upland woodlands of Eastern North America