Mentha piperita

Peppermint


Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Purple-green foliage
  • Strong fragrance and taste
  • Excellent in teas
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows well in full-part sun.  Vigorous grower.  As with all mint, plant in a container or a sunken pot in the garden to help contain plant unless wanting to use as a groundcover.


Height: 15-18 in
Spacing: 16-20 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color:
Zone: 5-10
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Fragrant
  • Edible
  • Border or Bed
  • Heat Tolerant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water