Mentha spicata ‘Spearmint’

Mentha spicata, also called spearmint, is a series of herbaceous perennials that is often used as a garnish in food and drink recipes. It is a deeper mint and is incredibly pungent. The foliage is a dark green with toothed edges that sprout small pink and white flowers in the summer months. Hardy and vigorous, Mentha is both useful and attractive as a groundcover.

Hardy to Zones: 4-10

Description

Features:

  • Hardy and vigorous
  • Aromatic
  • Farm to table

 

Classifications:

Flower Color: Lilac, dark purple
Foliage: Green
Type: Perennial
Habit: Upright, spreading
Height: 12-24″
Width: 12-24″
Flower Timing: Spring to fall
Heat Tolerance: Full sun to part shade
Patented: Open
Uses: Containers, landscape, groundcover

Additional information

Brand

Open

Flower Type

Herbs, Perennial