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Genus: M

Magnolia
sweet bay magnolia
Maianthemum
Canada mayflower
Manfreda
false aloe
Marshallia
large-flowered Barbara's button
Matteuccia
American ostrich fern; ostrich fern
Meehania
Meehan's mint; creeping mint
Melissa
lemon balm
Mentha
Corsican mint; applemint; horsemint; peppermint; spearmint
Mertensia
Bluebells; lungwort
Mimulus
Alleghany monkeyflower
Miscanthus
silver grass; maiden grass; variegated eulalia; maiden grass
Mitchella
partridgeberry
Monarda
Oswego tea; bee balm; dotted mint; horsemint; wild bergamot
Morus
mulberry
Muhlenbergia
purple hairgrass
Musa
hardy banana

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Mentha

(Labiatae - mint family)
Mint. About 25 species of perennial herbs, mostly native to temperate regions of the Old World. Mint leaves can be used as a flavoring in foods, made into tea, or eaten as a nibble. The species listed here all prefer moist soil and bear small lavender or purple flowers in summer.

piperita peren • ht 1-2' • zones 3-10

peppermint


edible, fragrant, sun - part shade
Europe

Has an especially tangy, refreshing taste. A favorite for eating fresh or making tea. Spreads quickly.

cat # 6G1H
$8.95 each / 3-9, $8.50 ea / 10+, $7.95 ea


requienii peren • ht 1" • zones 7-10

Corsican mint

Mentha requienii - Jun 27 Mentha requienii - Jun 27


fragrant, ground cover, rock garden, dry - moist, sun
Corsica, Sardinia

A diminuitive, tiny-leaved, mat-forming creeper. Intensely mint-scented. Not reliably hardy here. (zone 5-6 boundary), but re-seeds. In cold areas, it would be advisable to keep a bit indoors for winter until hardiness in your area has been established.

cat # 6G1K
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


spicata peren • ht 2½' • zones 4-10

spearmint


edible, fragrant, sun - part shade
Eurasia

Good for tea or nibbling. Often occurs as a naturalized plant in moist meadows here.

cat # 6G1P
$7.95 each / 3-2, $7.50 ea / 3+, $6.95 ea


Mentha suaveolens - Aug 19 Mentha suaveolens - Aug 19 Mentha suaveolens - Aug 19
suaveolens peren • ht 3' • zones 3-10

horsemint; applemint


edible, fragrant, sun - part shade
Europe

Has relatively large, white-wooly leaves and sprawling stems.

cat # 6G1M
$8.95 each / 3-9, $8.50 ea / 10+, $7.95 ea