Mint Japanese

Mentha arvensis var. piperascens


Ht up to 60cm.

A hardy, perennial mint with bright green, peppermint scented leaves. Producing whorls of pale lilac flowers from Summer to Autumn, this mint is mainly medicinal and is used for its antiseptic properties, to aid digestion and for chest infections. Plant in a moist, well drained soil, in semi shade.