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Peppermint Tea

Mentha space X piperita
Aromatic, dark green leaves with a strong peppermint flavor and mauve flowers in summer. Use fresh as a flavoring in deserts, iced drinks, salads and as a garnish. Leaves can also be immersed in hot water for a soothing herbal tea. Popular in potpourris and sachets. A great addition to a glass of iced tea on a hot summer day.

It’s easy to make herbal tea and the flavor combinations are endless. Mix several herbs together for your own special blend or stick with your favorite herb. Tear 1 to 2 tablespoons of fresh leaves into pieces and place in a teapot. Pour boiling water over herbs; gently bruise herbs with back of spoon to release the oils. Let steep for 5-10 minutes, strain, pour, sweeten and enjoy.

Sun to Part Shade
Height 16"
Spread 20"

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