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Spear Mint

Mentha spicata


Spear Mint

Hardy, vigorous herb. Dark green, mint flavored and scented leaves are great in salads and teas. Plant in wide, flat containers or as groundcover. Produces lavender flowers during summer months. Shear for compact growth and border to prevent spread. Part sun to light shade; moist soil. Attracts bees, butterflies. Grows 2-3 ft tall. Zones 4-9.