Common Name: Mint – Eau de Cologne
Latin Name: Mentha x piperita var. citrata
Description: Erect, bronze-purple leaves with a uniquely blended fragrance of orange, lavender and mint. Highly decorative.Invasive habit makes it best grown in large tubs. Perennial. 50cm.
Harvesting: Leaves can be harvested at any time.
Best Results: If plant looks lanky, cut down very hard and cover with compost. New growth will soon appear.
Uses: Use leaves in potpourris and bath sachets. Very attractive and fragrant as cut foliage in vases.
Companion: Can also be planted in pots in shallow ponds.