Blooming Advantage™
Retail-Ready Finished Containers
print page
Mentha pulegium
Dwarf Pennyroyal
Mentha pulegium
Code: 8150Family: LabiataeGenus: Mentha
Plant Type:Herb,Groundcover
Fresh minty foliage forms a dense, weed-proof mat. A useful groundcover in shady areas where mowing is difficult, though if used in that way it is advantageous to mow it once or twice. Natural mosquito and flea repellent. Can be invasive.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 6-12" tall x 18" wide
Cultural Information
Part Shade Part Shade
Shade Shade
Soil: Average,Well-drained,Moist
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to 0° to 10°F
Features and Benefits
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Edible Parts Edible PartsFragrant Fragrant
May Naturalize May NaturalizeMedicinal Uses Medicinal Uses
Prostrate or vining growth habit Prostrate or vining growth habitTakes Light Foot Traffic Takes Light Foot Traffic
Tolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
Copyright © 2014 – Blooming Advantage™ – All rights reserved.

3839 SW Golf Course Road, Cornelius, OR 97113 Ph: (503) 357-2904 Fax: (503) 357-2932 Email:

Visit us on Google+