Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Horsemint or Dotted Mint

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Monarda punctata

Flower Description:

Whorls of tubular yellow flowers between layers of purple spotted bracts.

FamilyMint
Season BloomJul-Sept
HabitatSun, dry prairies and fields
CycleBiannual
Height2'-3'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves and bracts. Leaves softly hairy, finely serrated. Whorled bracts mistaken for leaves.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland