Mentha viridis Spearmint

This herbaceous perennial features square-shaped stems adorned with  wide, serrated leaves and topped with flowers of pink or white. 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 late spring
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

This herbaceous perennial features square-shaped stems adorned with dark green and red-veined wide, serrated leaves and topped with purple lobed flowers. The leaves are deeply fragranced, due to their high menthol content, and can be used in cooking, baking, and put fresh in teas and cold drinks. Fast growth rate. 

Blooms late spring
1-3 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover 

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This dwarf tree boasts loads of tart, wine-coloured fruit that cover the tree in August. Yields over 15 pounds by its fourth year, and 20-30 in its fifth, this shrub it earns its merit. Delicate pink blossoms and dense dark green foliage cover the tree in spring, making it ornamentally beautiful as well. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
6-7 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators
Drought resistant

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