Height: 45cm x 45cm
Flowering Period: June - August
Aspect: Full sun or part shade
Soil Type: Well drained but reasonable soil.
Common Name: Chocolate Mint
Annual, Biennial or Perennial: Perennial
Good for puddings like Ice Cream.
Nice with chocolate or added to strawberries.
Can be dried.
Excellent for making tea.
Good for digestion or to help stomach upsets (as a tea).
Low-growing, spreading perennial mint with green leaves heavily flushed with brown. They produce a lovely 'After Eight Mint' scent when crushed. Produces 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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Mentha x piperita f.citrata 'Chocolate'
Available for pre order. You can order now for delivery in early Spring 2020.