This plant has a mild fragrance
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Water Mint Overview
Mentha aquatica is a rhizomatous, perennial species also known by the general name water mint. It is a member of the mint family, Lamiaceae, growing in water and wet environments. Once established, it can be a great habitat for wildlife. It also helps to keep ponds clean and free of algae.
How to propagate Water Mint
You can propagate from seed.
Root division in spring or autumn.
Other uses of Water Mint
Wildflower/meadow, culinary, edible, medicinal; used to ease stomach upset.
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