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Peppermint

Botanical Name
Mentha x piperita
Hardiness
Zones 5 to 9
Height
12 to 36 inches
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer: lavender
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • In smaller gardens, place mint in container sunk into the ground - this will help restrain the roots from spreading.
Problems
Can be invasive
Varieties
  • Chocolate - 2', burgundy tinged leaves, chocolate mint fragrance and taste

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