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Mentha Aquatica

Botanical Name:

Mentha aquatica

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How to Grow
Water
High
Water generously when surface of mix is dry.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Perennial herb, 0.5–1.5 m tall, sweetly scented, often purple-tinged, with spreading rhizomes

Flower

Flowers pedicellate

Fruit

Nutlets pale brown, broadly ovoid to subtrigonous, 0.8–0.9 × 0.6–0.7 mm, finely verrucose, rarely shortly hairy toward apex

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Mentha

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