Mentha Aquatica – 1L Marginal Pond Plant



  • Wildlife Friendly
  • Type: Marginal 
  • Flower Colour: Purple/White
  • Foliage Colour: Green  
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Planting Depth: 0 – 15 cm
  • Plant Size: 60-90cm
  • Recycled Packaging 
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
Mentha Aquatica - 1L Marginal Pond Plant £10.99

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About the Mentha Aquatica

Add a refreshing touch of nature to your water garden with our Mentha Aquatica, available in 1-litre pots. Known for its aromatic foliage and charming purple flowers, this hardy aquatic plant is perfect for enhancing the beauty and ecological balance of ponds, streams, and other water features.

  • Botanical Name: Mentha aquatica
  • Common Names: Water Mint, Marsh Mint
  • Plant Size: Grows up to 60-90 cm (24-36 inches) in height
  • Spread: Reaches a spread of 30-90 cm (12-36 inches)
  • Pot Size: 1 litre
  • Foliage: Oval, serrated green leaves with a minty aroma
  • Flowers: Small, tubular purple flowers arranged in dense whorls, typically blooming from mid-summer to early autumn
  • Growth Habit: Spreading, vigorous growth
  • Hardiness Zones: 4-9
    • Water Depth: Thrives in water up to 15 cm (6 inches) deep or in moist soil at the edge of ponds
  • Aromatic Foliage: The minty fragrance of Mentha Aquatica’s leaves adds a refreshing scent to your garden, enhancing the sensory experience of your outdoor space.
  • Beautiful Blooms: The attractive purple flowers provide a splash of color and are a delight to both the eyes and pollinators like bees and butterflies.
  • Versatile Planting: Perfect for the margins of ponds, streams, and other water features, as well as in damp soil conditions, this plant adapts well to various aquatic and semi-aquatic environments.
  • Ecological Value: Mentha Aquatica supports local biodiversity by providing habitat and nectar for pollinators and other beneficial insects.
  • Low Maintenance: This hardy plant is easy to grow and care for, making it an excellent choice for gardeners of all experience levels.

Planting and Care Instructions:

  • Planting: Place the 1-litre pot in shallow water or at the edge of your pond, ensuring the crown of the plant is just above the water level. It can also be planted in moist soil around the water’s edge.
  • Sunlight: Mentha Aquatica thrives in full sun to partial shade. Provide ample light for the best growth and flowering.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture. In a pond setting, the plant will receive adequate water naturally. For container planting, water regularly to keep the soil damp.
  • Maintenance: Trim back any overgrown stems to maintain the plant’s shape and encourage new growth. Regular pruning can also help control its spread.

Why Choose Our Mentha Aquatica?

  • Quality Assurance: Our Mentha Aquatica plants are nurtured with care and thoroughly inspected to ensure they are healthy and ready to thrive in your garden.
  • Sustainable Practices: We are committed to eco-friendly gardening. Our plants are cultivated using sustainable methods that protect the environment.
  • Expert Support: Our knowledgeable team is here to provide expert advice and tips, whether you are a novice or an experienced gardener, to help your garden flourish.

Additional information


4.5cm bulb box (3), 4.5cm bulb box (6)


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