|Zone:||4 - 9|
General: Upright plant with large, light green leaves and mauve-purple blooms. Mature leaves are fuzzy. It has a spearmint flavor with strong grapefruit overtones. It's flavor goes well with fruit salads.
Culinary Uses: The unusual tangy flavor can add an interesting take on a fruit salad or can be crushed and added to ice tea. The flavor would also add a nice surprise to fish and chicken dishes as well as fruity desserts.
Ornamental Uses: Grapefruit mint has slightly furry, dark green leaves and an exciting citrus-mint scent. It tends to be rangy and leggy unless pinched back. The blooms are lavender and sit upon long spikes. These blooms are lavender and sit upon long spikes. These blooms are a favorite of birds, bees, and butterflies.
|Uses*:||Aromatic, Culinary, Deer Resistant|