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Mentha

Botanical Name:

Mentha

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Sandy, Loam, Well-drained, 6-7.5 pH
Heat Tolerant
95℉ / 35℃
Cold Tolerant
-4 to 5℉ / -20 to -15℃
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial Zones 5-10

Plant Height

4–48 in / 10–120 cm

Flower

The calyx is tubular bell shaped, and the petals are usually lavender, with fluff on the surface.

Fruit

Nutlets, Bead-shaped, Yellowish Brown

Benefits
Ornamental

The flowers are small cloud-like spires, the leaves are thick green and glossy.

Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Warning

May cause allergic reactions in people, toxic to animals.

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Mentha

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