PlantsMints→Variegated Ginger Mint (Mentha x gentilis 'Variegata')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Mentha x gentilis Accepted
Mentha x gracilis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Groundcover
Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Some mints can be propagated by seed. Growth from seed can be unreliable for two reasons: mint seeds are highly variable and some varieties are sterile.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Posted by carpathiangirl (Akron, OH - Zone 6a) on Apr 10, 2018 4:24 PM

It's one of my very favorite mints, the aroma is nice and not too strong, the variegation makes it even better. Vigorous grower and can be invasive but easy to control for me because it's often wanted and asked for.

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Time to post variegated, gold, purple, spotted all colors of the rainbow foliage by bumplbea Oct 25, 2020 7:59 AM 249

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