Mentha requienii Corsican Mint



Mentha requienii is a fine, mat forming, perennial ground cover that features tight green, aromatic foliage and tiny lavender flowers in summer. Also known as Corsican Mint, it spreads by fine thread-like stems and stays very flat to the ground. Its fragrance when crushed or bruised is exceptional!

Mentha requienii prefers partial shade to sun and rich, light, moist, well-drained soil. It is best in partial shade in warmer zones. It resents heat and humidity and does not tolerate dry soils, but will self-sow in favorable conditions. Corsican Mint tolerates moderate foot traffic and works well between stepping stones. Space on 6" centers.


  • Common Names: Corsican Mint
  • Zones: 5-8
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Moist to Wet to Well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 1
  • Width at Maturity: 12
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts:
  • Tolerates: Rabbits.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Evergreen. Fragrant.

Care and Growing Tips

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