Spear Mint or Spearmint
Mentha spicata is used to flavor teas, candies, and other products, cultivated worldwide. The leaves give off a very distinctive scent when crushed. Mentha spicata is a vigorous grower and can be easily grown by the home gardener if moist soil is provided. Plants grow about 2.5 feet tall and have white to light lavender flowers.
Native to Europe.
Surface sow the small seeds and keep at 65-75F. Germination in 5-14 days.