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My family, one wonderful husband, two lovely boys and myself, resides in South Georgia, zone 9b on 7.5 acres. I am addicted to gardening and plants!

Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'

  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2017
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I love the smell of chocolate mint so much I planted it in the ground. And yes, they run wild, run and spread where they want and all that, but I really don't care. The smell is amazing and the plant never goes away. Never. This year the bed I put them down in is almost completely full of it. And it's a beautiful plant if you let it flower. I don't ever actually use the herb in cooking or anything. There's just something about the way the frangrance mixes with the jasmine and gardenia that is in