Member of the mint family, more spearmint than the common herb and slightly subtler in scent.
Top tip: Useful for masking the edges of ponds and streams. Plant close enough to be able to brush the leaves as you pass by and release the wonderful minty fragrance.
Propagation: Sends out runners that root at intervals; divide and re-plant. Easy to grow from cuttings.
Depth of water over the soil: 0-10cm
Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic soil.