Mentha aquatica 'Citrata'
- Perfect for flavoring all different types of food
- Delicious mint citrusy taste and scent
- Green attractive foliage with purple to red stems
- Easy to grow
- Best suited to pots or containers
- Category: Herbs, Edibles
- Hardiness Zone: 4-8
- Height: 12-36 in
- Spread: 3-4 ft
- Bloom Color: Green Shades
- Foliage Color: Green Shades
The perfect herb for flavoring all kinds of food, especially desserts, with its delicious minty, citrusy taste and scent. Deep purplish-green foliage is very attractive and the plant is very easy to grow. Tolerating full sun and partial shade, orangemint is best suited to be grown in a sunken pot in the garden or in a container to contain its invasive nature. It even tolerates growing indoors on a sunny windowsill for a winter treat! Perennial.
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Additional Information about Mentha aquatica 'Citrata'
M. x piperita 'Citrata' is also referred to as eau-de-cologne mint and bergamot mint. It has oval, bronze-purple leaves. Its distinct flavor and fragrance make a tantalizing punch, tea, or potpourri. This mint is treasured in cosmetics and perfumes. It makes a refreshing bath.