Spreading perennial with strongly aromatic foliage. This variety has attractive dark green leaves on deep red stems and a minty taste with hints of chocolate.
Suitable for: Suitable for most soils in sun or partial shade but prefers a moist location. Cut back after flowering and restrict roots to keep in check. Ideal for tubs or pots.
Flowering time: Summer
Height: (approx) Up to 30cm(12in)
Care: Water well before planting and until established.
Culinary uses: Leaves add a refreshing minty chocolate taste to hot drinks, cakes and other baked.