||Bedding plant Border Plant Herb
||25-30 cm / 10-12 in
| Flowering season
||June - September, summer
Mountain mint, Bergminze, Menthe de montagne.
The marvelous Marvelettes: two exciting new varieties for a great garden performance. Calamintha is an aromatic, culinary herb with great ornamental value. Marvelette Blue and White are first-year- flowering and hardy perennials. They will flower within 12 weeks from a spring sowing and will flower all summer long. Very well branched, no pinching or PGR’s needed, compact plants suitable for growing in 10-12 cm / 4-5 in. pots. Marvelettes can be produced for early spring, summer and autumn sales. Easy in production and a great presentation at retail; floriferous pot plants for spring sales and durable, long flowering in borders and containers. The foliage has a delicious Mint fragrance and is used as culinary herb in Mediterranean cooking. Calamintha is real bee-friendly plant: attractive for all kinds of bees and beneficial insects. Both Marvelette Blue and White had high scores in the Fleuroselect trials, and in a close finish Marvelette Blue won the prestigious Gold Medal.