Peppermint - Mentha piperita

A classic peppermint fragrance! Lustrous green serrated foliage. Vigorous and easily grown in the border as a groundcover. Pinkish purple flower spikes in summer. Can be grown in Container or the herb garden. Use as a garnish, in salads or as a herbal tea.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Edible
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Ground Cover
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Cutback in fall. Divide every few years to keep in control or plant in sunken containers.

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