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Height:  45cm x 45cm

Flowering Period: June - August

Aspect: Full sun or part shade

Soil Type: Well drained but reasonable soil.

Common Name:  Blackcurrant Mint

Hardiness: Hardy

Annual, Biennial or Perennial: Perennial

Pollinator:  Yes - excellent 


Culinary Uses.

Makes excellent Mint Tea.

Crystallize as sweet for decoration.

Great in Gin, Mojito or other drinks.

Use in Sorbet's or Ice Cream


Other Uses.

Can be grown near roses to deter aphids.

Scattered leaves can deter mice.

Can be used in pot pourri.


Low-growing, spreading perennial mint with bright green foliage.  They produce a lovely, blackcurrant scent when crushed almost like 'Ribena'.  Clusters of mall lilac flowers which are very attractive to pollinators. As with most mints it is best restricted in a bottomless pot in the garden.




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