Downy Wood Mint (Blephilia ciliata)
Small but noticable, one of the rare native plants with a pink summer flower nestled amongst the grasses and sedges of the prairie. A tough native plant of mesic Illinois prairies and woodlands.
- Acronym: BLECIL
- Life-Cycle: Perennial
- Bloom Color: Purple
- Bloom Time: June - July
- Typical Height: 12"
- Light Preference: Full Sun - Part Shade
- Soil Preference: Dry - Mesic
- Root Structure: Taproot with occasional short Rhizomes
- Stratification: Cold & Moist for 60 Days
- Seeds per Ounce: 400,000*
- Seeds per Packet: 2,000*
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*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.