Mint Chocolate - Plant
6591- Chocolate Mint. Mentha x piperita piperita
Perennial (hardy in zones 4-9)
For years we resisted offering chocolate mint because we were convinced the 'chocolateness' was a figment of someone's imagination. But customers continued to insist that there is such a thing and brought us plants to prove it. As we suspected, most are pretty much the same as true peppermint, but one strain surprised us. Hard to pin down as truly 'chocolate', but its clean fragrance of peppermint is overlaid by something else that adds up to a striking 'peppermint patty' scent.