Flower NameApple mint
Formal NameMentha suaveolens
AliasApple mint, 丸葉薄荷, ラウンド・リーブド・ミント
Apple Mint, scientific name:Mentha suaveolens, is a perennial herb of Lamiaceae family ,Mentha genus native to Europe to the coasts of Mediterranean. Spikes in whorls on the lip-shaped white to pale pink fragrant flowers that bloom. Covered across the grass soft hair. The leaves are oval, crepe-like. Got the flower name that smells like Apple (Apple) from the leaves. Used to craft beverages such as herbal tea or punch, candy, potpourri, bath salts, aroma was favored.
Generic name: Apple Mint, scientific name:Mentha suaveolens, aka: Round leaf Mint, Round leaved mint, Hurley Mint, origin: Mediterranean-Europe, living type: perennials, plant height: 30-80 cm stem: 4 crest in fluff aerobic, phyllotaxis: cross vs. leaf color pale yellow-green leaf: narrow-ovate, oval, large oval, petiole: no stems to hold the Available foliage: wrinkled, leaf blade length: 2-5 cm, leaf width: 3 cm. leaf margin: serrated, leaves behind: scented gland points, to aromatic compounds:Piperitenone oxide, inflorescence: spikes in whorls floret, inflorescence length: 3-9 cm, flowers: lip form flowers, flower, white, light pink color, flowering June to August, long:0.2cm flower, stamens number: 4, ovary: top, breeding: rhizomes.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
SeasonJun Jul Aug
Height30 ~ 80 [cm]
Diameter0.1 ~ 0.2