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MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon', Sweet Lemon Spearmint MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon'
Sweet Lemon Spearmint

Perennial Herb: A hybrid of apple mint & lime mint. It has the crisp flavor & vigorous growth of apple with the lovely leaf & citrus undertones of lime. Very unusual & delicious. Great for tea & bar drinks. Named after Hillary Clinton, First Lady of the United States & herb enthusiast. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Height: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon', Sweet Lemon Spearmint MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon'
Sweet Lemon Spearmint

Perennial Herb: A hybrid of apple mint & lime mint. It has the crisp flavor & vigorous growth of apple with the lovely leaf & citrus undertones of lime. Very unusual & delicious. Great for tea & bar drinks. Named after Hillary Clinton, First Lady of the United States & herb enthusiast. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Height: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon', Sweet Lemon Spearmint MENTHA 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon'
Sweet Lemon Spearmint

Perennial Herb: A hybrid of apple mint & lime mint. It has the crisp flavor & vigorous growth of apple with the lovely leaf & citrus undertones of lime. Very unusual & delicious. Great for tea & bar drinks. Named after Hillary Clinton, First Lady of the United States & herb enthusiast. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Height: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

MENTHA requienii (Corsican Mint), Corsican Mint MENTHA requienii (Corsican Mint)
Corsican Mint

Perennial Herb: Great between stepping stones. Forms a dense carpet. Can take foot traffic. Releases a very fresh cleansing aroma when brushed against. This diminutive mint has long been used as flavoring for crème de menthe liqueur. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender. Height: less then an inch. Spread: indefinite (but not invasive). Exposure: sun-part shade: Water: moderate-moist. USDA Z7.

MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel', Spearmint MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Official herb in the Kentucky Derby's mint julep drink, which is where name originated. Superior foliage to the species, ovate to lanceolate dk grn lvs up to 3" long. Lvs have a characteristic spearmint flavor & taste. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom color: lilac/lav., pk to wht. Ht.: 24-36". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel', Spearmint MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Official herb in the Kentucky Derby's mint julep drink, which is where name originated. Superior foliage to the species, ovate to lanceolate dk grn lvs up to 3" long. Lvs have a characteristic spearmint flavor & taste. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom color: lilac/lav., pk to wht. Ht.: 24-36". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel', Spearmint MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Official herb in the Kentucky Derby's mint julep drink, which is where name originated. Superior foliage to the species, ovate to lanceolate dk grn lvs up to 3" long. Lvs have a characteristic spearmint flavor & taste. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom color: lilac/lav., pk to wht. Ht.: 24-36". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel', Spearmint MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Official herb in the Kentucky Derby's mint julep drink, which is where name originated. Superior foliage to the species, ovate to lanceolate dk grn lvs up to 3" long. Lvs have a characteristic spearmint flavor & taste. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom color: lilac/lav., pk to wht. Ht.: 24-36". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Smooth' (Smooth Spearmint)
Smooth Leaf Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Very versatile mint! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. We received this mint as Mentha spicata but this variety looks different than our Mentha spicata, which we have been growing for years. So we have named this variety 'Smooth', since the leaf is smooth compared to ours. Blm time: summer. Blm color: lavender-pink. Ht: 1.5-2'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. Hardy.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Strawberry'
Strawberry Mint

Perennial Herb: An unusual mint with a fragrance resembling strawberry candy. Compact, bears small, mid-green leaves with a mild, fruity flavor. Lovely in fruit salads, makes a nice tea & the flowers themselves are edible. Excellent with chocolate. Fairly drought tolerant. Bee's love it!!! Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: pale lavender. Height: 10-12"'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata 'Strawberry'
Strawberry Mint

Perennial Herb: An unusual mint with a fragrance resembling strawberry candy. Compact, bears small, mid-green leaves with a mild, fruity flavor. Lovely in fruit salads, makes a nice tea & the flowers themselves are edible. Excellent with chocolate. Fairly drought tolerant. Bee's love it!!! Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: pale lavender. Height: 10-12"'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata (Spearmint)
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Wonderfully aromatic. Very versatile mint! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Best kept in containers to avoid spreading vigorously. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender-pink. Height: 1.5-2'. Width: 4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA spicata (Spearmint)
Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Wonderfully aromatic. Very versatile mint! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Best kept in containers to avoid spreading vigorously. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender-pink. Height: 1.5-2'. Width: 4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA ssp. 'Blackcurrant'
Blackcurrant Mint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Has deep green leaves with a hint of purple with a sweet, fruity black currant scent. Its unique scent and flavor make it a versatile addition to a culinary garden. Use in summer drinks, cocktails and mocktails, teas, sauces, ice cream and sorbets. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Upright growth habit. Height: 18-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MENTHA ssp. 'Blackcurrant'
Blackcurrant Mint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Has deep green leaves with a hint of purple with a sweet, fruity black currant scent. Its unique scent and flavor make it a versatile addition to a culinary garden. Use in summer drinks, cocktails and mocktails, teas, sauces, ice cream and sorbets. Attracts bees & butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Upright growth habit. Height: 18-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint), Apple Mint MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Apple Mint

Perennial Herb: Apple Mint is both less invasive than other mint plants & has a sweeter flavor. Wonderful fruity scent, an apple-menthol fragrance that is delightful. Very versatile! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, jellies, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale pink. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint), Apple Mint MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Apple Mint

Perennial Herb: Apple Mint is both less invasive than other mint plants & has a sweeter flavor. Wonderful fruity scent, an apple-menthol fragrance that is delightful. Very versatile! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, jellies, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale pink. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint), Apple Mint MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Apple Mint

Perennial Herb: Apple Mint is both less invasive than other mint plants & has a sweeter flavor. Wonderful fruity scent, an apple-menthol fragrance that is delightful. Very versatile! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, jellies, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale pink. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint), Apple Mint MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Apple Mint

Perennial Herb: Apple Mint is both less invasive than other mint plants & has a sweeter flavor. Wonderful fruity scent, an apple-menthol fragrance that is delightful. Very versatile! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, jellies, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale pink. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint), Apple Mint MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Apple Mint

Perennial Herb: Apple Mint is both less invasive than other mint plants & has a sweeter flavor. Wonderful fruity scent, an apple-menthol fragrance that is delightful. Very versatile! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, jellies, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale pink. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint), Apple Mint MENTHA suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Apple Mint

Perennial Herb: Apple Mint is both less invasive than other mint plants & has a sweeter flavor. Wonderful fruity scent, an apple-menthol fragrance that is delightful. Very versatile! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, jellies, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale pink. Height: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x 'Thai'
Thai Mint

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Deer resist. Known in Thailand as Bae Saranae, a key ingredient in many recipes along w/Thai basil. Similar to spearmint & often used in Thai salads. Like many other mints, the lvs can be chewed as a breath freshener or brewed into a tea from the fresh lvs. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blms: spring-summer. Blm color: lav. Ht: 18-24". Spd: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. Z5. (syn. Mentha arvensis).

Photo unavailable MENTHA x 'Thai'
Thai Mint

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Deer resist. Known in Thailand as Bae Saranae, a key ingredient in many recipes along w/Thai basil. Similar to spearmint & often used in Thai salads. Like many other mints, the lvs can be chewed as a breath freshener or brewed into a tea from the fresh lvs. Attracts bees & butterflies. Blms: spring-summer. Blm color: lav. Ht: 18-24". Spd: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. Z5. (syn. Mentha arvensis).

Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita 'After Eight'
Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Easy going with a splendid chocolate-mint flavor. Grows with very little effort but will add a very unique surprising taste to your after eight tea cup. Combines well with everything chocolate: ice-cream, cakes, cookies, icing, mousse, puddings, hot chocolate or coat the leaves in melted chocolate. Attracts butterflies & bees. Blm time: summer. Blm color: white. Ht: 18-24". Exp: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable MENTHA x piperita 'After Eight'
Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Easy going with a splendid chocolate-mint flavor. Grows with very little effort but will add a very unique surprising taste to your after eight tea cup. Combines well with everything chocolate: ice-cream, cakes, cookies, icing, mousse, puddings, hot chocolate or coat the leaves in melted chocolate. Attracts butterflies & bees. Blm time: summer. Blm color: white. Ht: 18-24". Exp: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z6.

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