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Characteristics: Perennial in zones 4-9, 'Kentucky Colonel' Mint is a very easy to grow spearmint. The preferred mint for making Mint Juleps!
Light: Plant in full sun to partial shade for a healthy and happy mint.
Water: Water when soil seems dry to the touch. It does not like constantly soggy soil.
Soil: Your mint will thrive in well-drained soil of average quality and pH.
Use: Use in any recipe calling for spearmint. Violet flowers attract beneficial butterflies to your garden.
Extras: Mints can range in flavor from sweet to spicy! There is so much more to mint plants than meets the eye ...