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DESCRIPTION: A vigorous mint producing reddish hue , aromatic, lance shaped leaves; purple flowers rise above in a mid summer show of color; great container plant and it is suggested that planting within a pot in the ground will curtail invasiveness.
BOTANICAL NAME: Mentha x piperita
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 60 cm
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 60 cm
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to partial shade
FLOWER COLOUR: purple
FLOWERING TIME: Summer
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Reddish
COLD HARDINESS: Annual
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Edible, Fragrant
Peppermint is an annual herb that is commonly grown for its edible qualities, although it does have ornamental merits as well. The fragrant pointy green leaves can be harvested at any time in the season. The leaves have a minty taste.
The leaves are most often used in the following ways:
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.