Mentha x. piperita f. citrata Chocolate Mint

This herbaceous, rhizomatous perennial features square-shaped dark burgundy stems adorned with dark green, wide, serrated leaves and topped with purple lobed flowers. The leaves have the scent and flavour of chocolate and peppermint, and can be used in cooking, baking, and put fresh in teas and cold drinks. Fast growth rate. 

Blooms late spring
2 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Groundcover 

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

This deciduous shrub features arching branches bearing large, bright orange, elongated fruit and green lanceolate leaves. The fruit, once ripe, can be eaten raw or dried, and has a sweet, mildly licorice flavour. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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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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