Mentha ×piperita 'Citrata'

Eau-de-Cologne Mint

Plant, including the runners, reddish purple. Leaves 3-9 cm long, smelling of eau-de- Cologne, hairless, sometimes red-edged. Flowers purplish, in small terminal heads, sterile. [var. citrata (J.F. Ehr.) Briq.]

Naturalised in NSW.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Mentha L.
species         Mentha ×piperita L.