Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'
Very fragrant, attractive leaves tinged with dark purple on a green base. Used in teas, sauces, punch, and candy. White flowers. Very vigorous so plant in large buried pots to control the spread of runners. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.
Characteristics & Attributes
Drought tolerant. Prefers well-drained soil. Do not fertilize heavily.