2015: Bought one plant from Steins & planted in a container in the backyard patio with some other herbs. It looked great all season. I was afraid to plant it in a bed for fear of spreading…so after frost I brought it into the garage & hope it comes back next year.
x piperita hybrids are crosses between Mentha aquatica (watermint) and Mentha spicata (spearmint)
Full sun to partial shade
18" - 24"
24" - 36"
Small lavender spikes
July to August
Does not like dry soil. Soil barriers may be used to restrain rhizomatous spread if spread is unwanted.
Edible culinary herb. Chocolate fragrance.