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Mentha pulegium Nana

Dwarf Pennyroyal

Evergreen, creeping plant with tiny leaves that send out the aroma of mint when brushed or stepped on. Light lavender flowers in summer. this is a strong spreader and makes a tight groundcover.  Moderate foot traffic. Space on 12" centers.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$6.89
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  • Category:Stepables®
  • Hardiness Zone:5-8
  • Height:1-4 Inches
  • Spread:12-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Lavender

Prefers part sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil, but will also grow in full sun and tolerates drought to wet sites.

Featured
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Groundcover Foot-Traffic Tolerances
Light
Moderate
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Wet
Flowering Months
June
July
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Container
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Additional Information about Mentha pulegium 'Nana'

Sometimes used as a deterrent to insect pests.