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Water Mint, Marsh Mint, Wild Mint
Scientific Name: Mentha aquatica L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Water Mint, Marsh Mint, Wild Mint (Mentha  aquatica)
Mentha aquatica var. crispa at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden in late May
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 6-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 3 feet tall

Watering Needs: Abundant water

Propagation: Easy by cuttings or root division

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 137. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.

Blooming Habits:
Lilac flowers in late summer to late autumn

Fruiting Habits:

Might become invasive if it likes the conditions

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