Corsican Mint Herb Plant - Mentha requienii - Live Plant -2.5" Pot
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HERBS: Treat yourself to fresh herbs right from your garden! The difference when home grown is impressive! All are excellent for adding distinctive flavor to meat, and fish dishes, gravies, soups, salads and vegetables. They are fun to grow and make an attractive garden addition!
Although small, this tiny mat-forming plant seeds itself around, and its existence is strongly witnessed if accidentally trodden on or bruised underfoot. It thrives in damp places in either full sun or in partial shade. Round, bright green leaves are about 1/8 inch in diameter. They look similar to moss and release a mint fragrance when touched. Small purple flowers in summer. The strongly scented leaves are used to flavor creme de menthe. Mentha requienii . Evergreen groundcover. Height: ½". Zone: 7-10, In cooler regions grow as an annual or houseplant.
Small purple flowers in summer
The strongly scented leaves are used to flavor creme de menthe