Perennial spreading herb. Highly scented and very effective againt bad insects like mosquitoes, ant, mice,... Use pennyroyal like peppermint and note its distilled oil is toxic but the tea rinse is safe for outside skin use. Prenant women should not use.
Less agressive flavour than peppermint; spearmint has hint of fruit. Bright green, serrated leaves; lilac flowers. Spearmint is used to make nice tea, drinks,.. just like peppermint depending on the intensity of mint you prefer.
Pleasant minty citrus like spicy aroma when leaves are crushed. Great for herbal tea and butterfly garden. Lavender pink twisted flower head dotted with purple and lanced leaves. This is why its species name is citriodora that means to have a citrus aroma
Cross between watermint and spearmint. Excellent rich smell of mint when crushed, so use sparingly. Peppermint has small white pink or purple flower at stem end. Attractive serated dark green leaves. Best in soup, drink or deserts.
Leaves taste like mint and liquorice; used in akes, tea, or salad. Perennial herb native to East Asia. Tall tree upto 36”, tall stems with blue purple flower - great for cut flower.Very easy to grow nad low maintenance.