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Mint Julep Summer Cooler

Mentha spicata
Also known as - Spearmint ‘Kentucky Colonel’
This is the spearmint of choice when making mint juleps.  The purple flowers attract butterflies in summer, plant in containers in full sun to part shade in rich, moist soil. Wash leaves before use.

Chef Jeff’s Mint Julep – a perfect balance of mint and sweetness!
Place 12 mint leaves in a glass and muddle well with a pestle until a soft mint aroma and taste are reached.  Add crushed ice to fill the glass.  Add bourbon.  Sweeten to taste with simple syrup.  Garnish with a mint sprig and serve.


Full Sun to Part Shade
Height 18-24"
Spread 24-36"

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