Mentha piperita

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Peppermint (Perennial)

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Very aromatic, easy to grow herb with many culinary and medicinal qualities. Contains a high menthol content. Dark green leaves with red veins and a light purple flower.

Height

12-30 in

Spread

15-18 in

Bloom Time

June-July

When to Divide

spring or fall

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Containers
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Rich
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