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Mint (Mentha piperita) – Myth of Pluto & Nymph Mintha

Vibrant Green peppermint plant

Family: Labiatae – mint family crossbreeds abundantly and many varieties can be found.

Origin: Europe and Asia and cultivated in many locations, including: the United States, Japan, Spain, Morocco, England and Brazil.

Description: Some varieties may grow to a height of 20-32 inches. Leaves are ovate to lanceolate with purple blossoms growing from the axis of the leaves and from the stem. The mint plant propagates through sending runners and seedlings and grows well in high humidity.

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