Mentha aquatica

€4.00
Tax included

Marsh plant that prefers calcareous soils from slightly acidic and peaty soils. It has erect stems reddish, oval-shaped leaves and flowers gathered in characteristic apical flower heads that bloom from June to September. Excellent as aromatic plant and ground cover to the edges of ponds.

Pot:

Description

Mentha aquatica is a perennial herbaceous marsh plant, with woody rhizome. It belongs to the Labiatae family (Lamiaceae); It is native to Europe and Asia. Grows along streams, rivers, ditches, canals, wet meadows, marshes and swamps up to 1200 m s.l.m. It prefers calcareous soils from slightly acidic and peaty soils. It has erect stems reddish, oval-shaped leaves with long petiole, opposite with serrated margins. The flowers are globular, gathered in characteristic apical flower heads and rounded and bloom from June to September. Excellent as aromatic plant and tapezzante by the edges of ponds and water mirrors.

To grow in a few centimeters of water or soil is always damp, excellent creeping plant. It prefers a sunny position or in partial shade. Not sensitive to frost and can withstand up to -25 ° C.

NATIVE: Widespread throughout the country

Product Details

MentAquP9
33 Items

Data sheet

Height:
40 cm
Sun Exposure:
Full sun to partial shade
Planting depth from the surface of the water:
from 0 to 20 cm
Type of soil:
Waterlogged
Size:
Medium size
Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
Spacing:
6 plants per square meter.
Bloom Time:
June - September
Leaf color:
Green and red
Ease of Growth:
Easy
Name of breeder:
Autoctona Europea

16 other products in the same category: