'Hillary's Sweet Lemon' Mint Plants

'Hillary's Sweet Lemon' Mint Plants

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Hillary's Sweet Lemon Mint is a variety within the mint family of herbs that provides fragrant, tasty and highly attractive foliage with a beautiful aroma with a beautiful lemon flavour and aroma.

Hillary's Sweet Lemon Mint grows strongly, spreading quickly once established in a sunny or partially shaded position.  It's perfect for planting within a container herb garden.  We would suggest keeping this variety separated from other herb plants as it can spread invasively once established. If you want to get the full run down on how to grow mint, you're in luck because we've crafted an in-depth guide for this fantastic herb to help you get the most out of your plants.

The options for this variety within the kitchen are so exciting.  It's perfect for adding to salads. When chopped finely into a mixed herb salad it really adds a sweet lemony kick to the salad bowl.  Hillary's Sweet Lemon is one of many varieties of herb plant perfect for adding to a cocktail, it's great when combined with rum!  We adore these leaves as a Mint teas to enjoy on a spring morning. 

  • Latin Name: Mentha Dulcia citreus 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon'

    Type: Perennial

    Soil Type: Moist soil

    Where should I plant this variety? Sun or partial shade

    How tall does it grow? Approx. 35-45cm

    How much space does it need? Spreads rapidly. Keep contained

    When does it flower? Purple/lavender coloured flowers throughout summer.

    Top care tips: Prune back after flowering and divide late in the year. Keep this variety contained!



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