(Mentha x piperita citrata)
Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for winter, but will reshoot in the spring.
Flowers: Light purple flowers
Sun/shade: Grow in sun or partial shade.
Maintenance: Hardy plant that dies back each winter. Divide regularly.
Soil: Prefers a moist, rich soil.
Harvesting: Pick young leaves and flowers as needed.
Cooking uses: A fruity mint that is great with salads and summer drinks. The pretty purple flowers are edible. Can also be used in flavoured oils.
‘Please note this plant is herbaceous. It will die back in the winter months to reshoot in the spring’