Mentha pulegium
PENNYROYAL
Lamiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, SW Asia-Middle East

Other Botanical Names: Pulegium vulgare, Pulegium erectum, Mentha gibraltarica, Mentha tomentella, Mentha tomentosa, Mentha pulegioides, Mentha hirtifolia

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Mentha pulegium
PENNYROYAL
Lamiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: aromatic

Edibility: herbalist herb


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage & mediterranean designs

Uses: border, hanging basket, groundcovers, pot

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes

Ingestion dangers: leaves poisonous

Pet friendly: No






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