Asian Mint (Mentha longifolia var. asiatica) in the Mints Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Mentha longifolia var. asiatica Accepted
Mentha asiatica Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Will not come true from seed
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: Cuttings: Root
Division
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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