Mentha x piperita
USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 7 (0°F).
24-36" (61-91 cm)
Weekly during dry spells
Aromatic foliage has classic peppermint flavor. Excellent as a tea herb, in potpourri, as flavoring in iced tea, or used fresh in fruit compotes or salads. Mints are vigorous spreaders and should be contained; plant in containers sunk into the ground.