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botanical name:
Mentha x gracilis 'Variegata'
Mentha x gracilis 'Variegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ginger Mint
synonyms:  Mentha x gentilis 'Variegata'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Aromatic perennial with a spicy ginger scent. Variegated leaves of green splashed with golden yellow. Whorls of pinky lilac flowers in summer,

usage:
Edible and medicinal herb, leaves are good for making herb teas and adding to fruit salads.

Attractive to bees.

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