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Mint
Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Johanna Silver

Mint

(Mentha)

Peppermint and spearmint are favorites for flavoring teas, salads, soups, and cool drinks. Spreads fast by underground stems; grow it in pots. Perennial. All zones.

More: 6 great mints to grow

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