Plant has 1-2" long bronze, dark green leaves with a strong cooling menthol aroma and flavor. Leaves are used fresh or dried in teas, drinks, flavorings and cooking. It has a good disease resistance and high oil content. It grows 18-24" tall in full sun to part shade in well drained soil. Mints need to be confined or will outgrow beds. Perennial. Zone 4-9.