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Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'

Also called Variegated Apple Mint


Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata' - Pineapple Mint

More About Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'

  • AKA Mentha rotundifolia 'Variegata'
  • Tiny, mauve flowers form dense spikes in late summer
  • Variegated green with irregular, white-edged leaves, 3-5 cm long
  • Leaves have an apple fragrance
  • Used as a garnish for fruit drinks
  • Bloom Time: Late summer

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Mauve-lilac
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Pineapple Mint Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in full sun with afternoon shade. Pruning rogue, green stems will help preserve variegation. Best grown in average to evenly moist conditions. 


Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Herbal garden