Mint Eastern Desert

£3.50

Mentha longifolia subsp. schimperi
9cm pot

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Eastern Desert Mint is the mint used to make traditional Moroccan Mint tea and originates from the Atlas Mountains.  It has a wonderful strong peppermint flavour.  Once flowering the tall slender spikes of mauve flowers are incredibly attractive and wonderful for butterflies and bees.
  • Hardy perennial
  • Height 90cm
  • Slender, long grey leaves with long pale mauve flowers.
  • Partial shade or sunny position
  • Moist, nutrient rich soil
  • Grow in pots for control in small gardens. Divide and thin in Spring or autumn as required.