Our Water Mint plug plants for sale are priced per individual plant. This product has a minimum quantity of 10 plug plants. For orders over 500 plug plants please contact us.
All our plants for sale are native British wildflowers grown from wild seed in our sustainable nursery.
Common Name: Water Mint
Latin Name: Mentha aquatica
Description: There are about 14 or 15 different hybrids of mint growing in the UK. Water mint prefers damp habitats and the edge of open water. Planting Water Mint around garden ponds will help attract butterflies like the small tortoiseshell and the gatekeeper. The flowers grow in clusters around the stem. The leaves have a distinctive aroma – especially when crushed.
Flower Colour: Can vary from mauve-purple to pink, blue or lilac.
Flowering Times: July to September
Plant Height: 40-60cm
Management: Water Mint plants do well in water margins like pond edges, fens, and reedbeds. It’s extensive root system enables it to thrive in these habitats. It can become invasive so cut back each year.