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Mentha × gentilis ‘Variegata’

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1 litre × 15

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Plant Finder: about Mentha × gentilis ‘Variegata’

Common names



Mentha × gentilis ‘Variegata’ (Mint). A spreading perennial with a mat of oval, dark green leaves speckled yellow. In the summer, whorls of small, pale purple flowers with two lips are borne.


They are very frost hardy, and need sunshine and rich soil with lots of moisture. You can propagate from seed or by root division in spring or autumn.

Interest and use

Culinary, colour, ground-cover

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Mentha × gentilis ‘Variegata’ | Preston, Lancs, PR2 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Rich
  • WaterMoist

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