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Available to buy today

  • Buy in a 1 litre basket (11cm/4" high)
  • Water Spearmint (formerly Preslia cervina alba now Mentha cervina alba)
  • Clump forming aromatic plant covered with globular white flower heads and thin lance shaped leaves
  • Height 30cm (12") Flowers June - September
  • Plant in wet mud in a stream edge/bog garden or with up to 5cm (2") of water over the top of the basket in a sunny or partially shaded pond or container pond. Suitable for shelf 0 or shelf 1

Mentha cervina alba White Water Spearmint is a member of the Mint family and roots readily either in wet ground or in water but is less vigorous than Mentha aquatica. Cut back unrequired growth at any time. Mentha cervina alba is good for colonizing areas to encourage wildlife as it gives plenty of habitat opportunities. Bees, butterflies and hoverflies enjoy its late flowers.

Read about the care of your pond plants on our Tips and Advice pages.

<p>Plants for Pollinators</p> <p>Sunny position</p> <p>Partially shaded position</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 13-15cm (5-6”)</p><p>Suitable for shelf depth 15-22cm (approx 6-9”)</p>

Important delivery information

Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only and leave the Nursery on a Monday - Thursday inclusive to avoid the weekend. Your order will be picked in the Nursery and the ready potted plant in its basket or bareroot oxygenator (as specified in the description) will be wrapped that day in damp newspaper and a plastic bag to keep it fresh during transit. Plants will normally be dispatched within a week of our receipt of your order.

All items are then boxed for collection by the courier APC Parcelrite or UKMail that afternoon for expected delivery within 24 hours after despatch (Highlands and Islands excepted)

Please unwrap all plants from their packaging as soon as possible and place in the situations specified on the plant ticket.

Order ValueDelivery Cost
£1.00 - £29.99 £6.00
£30.00 - £99.99 £12.00
£100.00 - £199.99 £24.00
£200+ £36.00

An additional surcharge will be added 
at checkout if your delivery address
is North of Perth (+£10) or an Island 
(+£10 = PO & TR)
(+£25 = Scottish Islands, IM & BT) or 
(+£50 = JE & GY).

Reviews from other Waterside customers

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Janet Smith

June 2015

Excellent service, it's the second time I've ordered and both times plants looked good and packaged well. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend your nursery.

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C. Goddard

August 2018

The plants arrived the next day, very good packaging. They were in good condition and settled well in the pond and are flourishing . We had instructions in the box which was helpful.
Extremely pleased with this purchase and will definitely order from Waterside Nursery again.

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