Mint – Peppermint

Mint – Peppermint

Mentha piperita

This easy-to-grow perennial is known for its strong aroma and flavor. Its fresh or dried leaves are used in many ways, from making teas or candy to liqueurs, potpourri, herbal remedies and much more. Peppermint is often planted in containers to control its invasive quality. It needs at least 4 hours of sun each day.

Peppermint is just one variety of mints Paynes carries. Come in to see what we have ready for you to plant now.

Type of Plant: Herb

Distinguishing Characteristics: Easy-to-grow, used in cooking, teas and more

Water Use: Moderate

Flower Color: White

Sun/Location: Full to Part Sun