Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||MEN-thuh swah-vee-OH-lens var-ee-GAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||2' tall x 2' wide, spreads indefinitely|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Spreading|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Easily grown in average, evenly moist well-drained soils. Avoid over-watering. Feed lightly in spring. Harvest mint leaves before bloom for best flavor. Shear occasionally to promote dense new growth. Spreads quickly by underground stems.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 10