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 spi-KAH-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||1-2' tall x 1-2' wide, spreads indefinitely|
|Bloom Time||Pinkish white flowers spring to summer; grown primarily for foliage|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Spreading|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Thrives in enriched, evenly moist soil. 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: 5 - 10