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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
Aromatic perennial with a spicy ginger scent. Variegated leaves of green splashed with golden yellow. Whorls of pinky lilac flowers in summer,

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

Attractive to bees.

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