The foliage of this mint have the unmistakable smell of banana. The leaves make a fun addition to iced drinks and summer deserts.
Mauve flowers in late summer.
Compact growth make it perfect for the herb garden or large container by the kitchen door.
All flavoured mints smell first of mint, with the flavour being the secondary scent. The best example of this is mint chocolate, where you can taste both chocolate and mint.
Common name(s): Banana mint
Please note that this particular mint dies back to rhizome/roots in winter and shoots again in late spring.