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Mint Orange

Orange Mint has a bit of citrus fragrance and is quite easy to grow.  Like all mints it is difficult to contain so give it lots of room or grow in a pot.  Green-red branching stems reach 2-3 feet high.  Very Gragrant leaves are smooth and dark green with a red edge.  Attractive white and pink flowers on short spikes bloom from mid to late summer.  High in Vitamins A and C, the fresh leaves are great in salads, desserts and garnishes, also delicious as a mint sauce for lamb or fish.  Try making orange mint jelly or vinegar.  For refreshing cold summer drinks, add a few leaves to lemonade or ice tea.

Full Sun
Height 2-3’
Width 12-36”

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