Botanical name: Mentha piperita citrata 'Basil'
Variety by erect, Mentha piperita citrata ' Basil ' is characterized by the aromatic foliage of round shape and the summer-flowering purple mauve.
The foliage is different in aroma than the common Peppermint for notes that recall the fragrance of Basil. The aroma has been fed meets the typical scent of fresh basil plant foliage. This aroma makes this variety ideal for experimenting in the kitchen, using the young leaves as an adjunct in both sweet and savory aroma.