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Mentha piperita citrata cv. (Orange Bergamont)

Mentha piperita citrata cv. (Orange Bergamont)

A very distinctive mint with strong citrus scent Orange Bergamont is often used to flavor Earl Grey teas. Plant has purplish-red stems, with dark green rounded leafs, and an upright habit. Orange Bergamont is most attractive when in bloom, it has large round purple pom-pom blossoms bees and butterflies go into frenzy over. This plant has been a tea plant for ages, its oils are often used in perfume trade, and is very pleasing added to potpourri mixes. Word of caution this is one of the more aggressive mint types, keep in planter boxes or large pots to control spreading.

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