Orange mint has a strong citrus scent that is wonderful in mint tea blends.The rounded leaves and reddish stems are attractive as well. Nice choice for a container planting. Prefers Full to partial sun .Perennial Hardy to zone 5
Horsemint This wild Mint native to the U. S. has a wonderful menthol fragrance that may be used just like peppermint. An Excellent plant for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.The tea has been used for digestive upset, fevers and menstrual issues in women.Prefers Full to partial sun Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.
Chocolate Mint makes a refreshing tea and the fragrance is divineÉ especially if you are a discriminating chocoholic. A full flavored peppermint selection with striking foliage .Like all mints it can be invasive ,container growing offers one solution. Prefers full to partial sun. Perennial Zone 5
Chewing Gum mint has a delicious “Double Mint” chewing gum taste and smell.This spearmint selection makes an excellent tea plant.Full to Partial sun. Perennial Hardy to zone 5.
This is the peppermint selection known as Mitcham Black. It has a potent ,crisp peppermint fragrance and flavor. The strong fragrance lends itself well to medicinal use. Pretty leaves and stems makes this Peppermint another good candidate for a container planting. Plant in a moist rich soil. Likes Full sun to parialt shade Perennial Hardy […]
Pineapple mint. This is a lovely variegated mint with a nice pineapple/spearmint flavor. The plant grows to a foot tall when blooming and makes a colorful mound in the garden. Pineapple Mint is tasty as a dried tea as well. Prefers afternoon shade in hot climates. Perennial. Hardy to Zone 6.
Carpet Mint. I have been obsessed with this adorable, carpet-like groundcover for years. It can handle light foot traffic, has sweet light blue flowers in summer and smells quite strongly of mint. An excellent choice for a rockery effect in cooler and shadier areas. I once saw it used as the floor of an outdoor […]
Spearmint is native to parts of Europe and the Mediterranean. Traditionally used to calm the stomach. Pretty plant with textured leaves and lilac flowers. Delicious mild taste for tea and culinary use.Full to Partial sun Perennial Hardy to Zone 3.
Huo-xiang, Indian Mint, Purple giant Hyssop, Wrinkled Giant Hyssop. Native to Korea, this hardy plant has large, showy, purple spike flowers which are striking in the garden and very attractive to butterflies and beneficial insects. The purple tinged leaves and flowers have a strong licorice flavor. Used in Chinese medicine for summer colds and flu, […]
USDA Certified Organically Grown Medicinal Plants, Certified by CCOF What does it mean to be Certified Organic? At Crimson Sage Nursery, we have always used organic methods and strongly believe that it is the best way to insure a sustainable and productive garden and produce healthy, robust nursery stock. Our nursery is inspected each year […]