Hardy / perennial / fragrant plant, teas, bee plant / easy germination / H. up to 80cm/ sunny position / well drained soil / blossom colour purple / flowering time 7,8
Well drained soil in sun. Upright perennial with square stems and pointed leaves that have white, hairy undersides and a mint like aroma. Small purple flowers in spikes in summer. Makes a pleasant tea and an unusual seasoning for meats and dressings. A mint plant which doesn’t spread out like the real mints.