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Mentha arvensis (Wild Mint)

This herbaceous perennial features wide, serrated leaves with small bunches of white, pale pink, or lavender flowers at their bases. The leaves are sweetly fragranced with spearmint, and can be used in cooking, baking, and put fresh in teas and cold drinks. Fast growth rate. 

Blooms early to late summer
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native